18 June 2015
The FSO is delighted to announce the appointment of Hollie Chapman as the Leader of the orchestra with effect from the start of the 2015/16 season.Hollie trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, to which she won a scholarship in 2009. Whilst at college, she took part in masterclasses with Sarah Chang (with the college symphony orchestra) and various chamber music ensembles:The Gould Piano trio, The Fidelio trio, and The Schubert Ensemble. She has also performed with the Bryden String Quartet and has played on albums for Anja McLoskey and Haunted Stereo. Since graduating she has been a Music Tutor Fellow at the King Solomon Academy, Westminster. She first appeared with FSO as Guest Leader for the final concert of the 2014/15 season.