Alex Boyd

Alex Boyd Visual Arts, Photography

Alex began his ‘Sonnets of Scotland’ project in 2007. A History of Art graduate from the University of Glasgow, Alex describes his project as a “photographic journey around the coasts and countryside of Scotland”.

Emily Hoile

Emily Hoile Music, Harp

In 2005, Emily was awarded a Dewar Arts Award to buy a new harp. Even at the age of 13 she stood out as a remarkable instrumentalist, winning numerous prestigious prizes.      

John Ross

John Ross Dance

John's interest in dance started through his involvement in drama at The Space in Dundee. He went on to study contemporary dance in Scotland and now continues his study at UK's leading conservatoire in contemporary dance.

Chloe Gough

Chloe Gough Visual Arts, Painting

Talented painter, Chloe gained her first degree in fine art and philosophy. Her work was selected for inclusion in the prestigious RSA New Contemporary Exhibition in 2010.

Andrew Cumming

Andrew Cumming Film, Directing

From Leven in Fife, Andrew started on his journey towards film-making studying at Duncan of Jordanstone, where he gained a first-class degree. From then he has focussed on making narrative film shorts, for which he has won many awards.

Asif Ali

Asif Ali Film, Producing

Hailing from Paisley, Asif began his training in film production through the national Second Light Initiative and is to date their most successful apprentice. He impressed his mentors with his talent, passion and commitment.

Louise Alder

Louise Alder Music, Opera, Singing

London-born Louise has been studying music at Edinburgh University, where she was considered to be one of their best singers. She won two prestigious singing competitions while a student. Louise is a Britten Pears Young Artist.

Lewis Anderson

Lewis Anderson Music, Clarinet

Lewis started his musical education at Douglas Academy from where he entered the RSAMD Junior programme. At 16 he gained the highest marks in Scotland for Advanced Higher Music and is considered to be one of the most exciting woodwind players in Scotland of his generation.

Michael Clark

Michael Clark Music, Percussion

Glasgow-born Michael began his musical education in the Continuing Education Scheme run by the RSAMD. He has performed with many prestigious Scottish orchestras. He is currently a student at RNCM.

Rebecca Donnelly

Rebecca Donnelly Musical Theatre

Glasgow-born Rebecca has her sights set on performing on the major musical theatre stages of the world. Her mentors believe she possesses the right 'triple-threat' qualities to achieve her ambition.

Kathryn Elkin

Kathryn Elkin Visual Arts, Art Writing

Originally from Belfast, Kathryn has been a part of the visual art scene in Glasgow for almost ten years; first as an art student at GSA and subsequently working in and contributing to Glasgow's vibrant visual art scene.

James Gardner

James Gardner Crafts, Textile Design

James studied textiles and surface design at Gray's School of Art, graduating with a first-class degree, before going on to work in London. Along the way he garnered prizes and accolades. He fulfils a long-term dream to study at London's fashion mecca, Central St Martin's.

Jennifer Gray

Jennifer Gray Crafts, Jewellery, Silversmithing

Graduate of Glasgow School of Art in 2006, Jennifer has since worked as a silversmith, winning a host of prestigious awards for her work

Deborah Hannan

Deborah Hannan Drama, Directing

Edinburgh-born Deborah studied EngLit at Edinburgh University, graduating with a first-class degree, before going on to join the Traverse Young Writer's Programme. She is an exciting new voice on the Scottish theatre scene.

Taylor MacLennan

Taylor MacLennan Music, Flute

Glasgow-born Taylor was a pupil at St Mary's Music School, Edinburgh, during which time he won a raft of prizes and competitions. He is a flautist of great talent and is now studying music in London.

Ben McAteer

Ben McAteer Music, Opera, Singing

Originally from Northern Ireland, Ben studied music at St Andrews where he held the Cedric Thorpe Davie Vocal Scholarship for five years. He was very involved in many musical activities while at St. Andrews, including the St. Andrews' Opera and the Gilbert and Sullivan Society.

Ross Mcinroy

Ross Mcinroy Music, Opera, Singing

Dundee-born Ross grew up in Arbroath. He began his musical training with the National Youth Choir of Scotland, progressed to study singing at the RSAMD and later to the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Royal College of Music's International Opera School for postgraduate study.

Louis Paxton

Louis Paxton Film, Directing

Louis trained in TV Operations at Edinburgh's Telford College before going on to study film at RSAMD. He joins a growing group of talented Scottish film makers able to train at the prestigious NFTS, Beaconsfield, thanks to a Dewar Arts Award

Ruth Paxton

Ruth Paxton Film, Directing

In 2007 Ruth graduated from Screen Academy Scotland and went on to write, direct, produce and design for an eclectic mix of film projects.

Erin Smith

Erin Smith Music, Violin

Erin began playing the violin at the age of five and by the age of 12 had won the Scottish championships six times in a row and the National Mod three times in a row.

Kay Stephen

Kay Stephen Music, Violin

After completing her first degree at RSAMD with a first-class flourish, Kay continues her studies in violin performance at RNCM.

Lynda-Jane Workman

Lynda-Jane Workman Music, Opera, Singing

Mezzo-soprano Lynda-Jane has been studying opera at RSAMD for the past five years. She is currently on their Master of Music programme.