EYO Board of Directors

Chairman: David Elliott, formerly Director of Music, George Watson’s College

Director of Music at George Watson’s College from August 2004 to June 2022, David has a long association with EYO. In 1993, when Director of Music at The Latymer School in North London, his orchestra and choir took part in the Vienna International Festival of Youth and Music at the same time as the EYO sharing a concert in the Esterházy Palace at Eisenstadt outside Vienna.

David can be contacted on 07973 661 409 or davidelliott.eyo@gmail.com

Treasurer: Fiona Duncanson, Business Director at St George’s School

Company Secretary: Nick Jones, Partner, MacRoberts

Further Trustees:

Catherine Frew: Music Teacher, City of Edinburgh Music School

Malcolm Garden: Higher Education Co-ordinator and Classics Teacher, Stewart’s Melville College

May Halyburton: Double Bassist, Music Educator and Author

Finlay Hetherington: Trumpeter and Music Educator

Kathryn Jourdan: Freelance Viola player Scottish Chamber Orchestra and teacher of academic and chamber music at St Mary’s Music School

Rosie Kenneally: Learning and Engagement Officer, RSNO

Fiona McLean-Williamson: Brass Instructor, City of Edinburgh

Ken Taylor: Headteacher, St Mary’s Music School

General Manager: Wendy Elliott, Principal Teacher, George Watson’s College Junior School

Wendy studied piano at the RSAMD in Glasgow with Graeme McNaught, working with instrumentalists and singers, including Lisa Milne, Pat MacMahon and the Mansbridge String Quartet, before training as a Primary School teacher in London. She is now Principal Teacher in the Junior School at George Watson’s College in Edinburgh.

Wendy can be contacted on 07817 435204 or wendyelliott.eyo@gmail.com.

Easter Course Administrator and Orchestra Manager: Fiona Croal

Fiona studied Economics with Music at the University of St Andrews, and worked for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra as their Graduate Trainee in 2019-20 before training as a Primary School teacher. She joined EYO as Orchestra Manager in 2019 and is excited to take on the additional post of Easter Course Administrator for Season 2024.

Fiona can be contacted on 07929 331426 or fionacroal.eyo@gmail.com.