Ailsa Aitkenhead – Accompanist

Ailsa Aitkenhead has a music degree from Edinburgh University and is currently studying a Masters in piano accompaniment at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

She has worked with a great number of singers, instrumentalists and choirs including ‘Les Sirenes’ a female voice choir which won the BBC Choir of the Year award, and John Cushing, a clarinettist and soloist with the RSNO.

At the conservatoire she is studying with Scott Mitchell, and has recently finished a recording of Elgar’s ‘Sea Pictures,’ with mezzo-soprano Kamilla Dunstan.

She has performed as an accompanist in venues such as the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Clyde Auditorium and Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh.