Edward Edgcumbe – Interim Chief Executive
Edward’s working life has been a patchwork of the musical and non-musical. Before joining Dunedin Consort full time, Edward spent almost a decade working for a research and strategy boutique, advising senior figures in the world’s largest consulting firms on topics from acquisition strategy to sustainability.
Previously one of Dunedin Consort’s learning & participation managers, he was an Open Academy Fellow and is a co-founder of Hold the Drama, an Arts Council England supported group that creates immersive shows that use high-quality live music to tell stories that explore issues around mental health.
He holds degrees in Classics from Magdalen College, Oxford, and the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied as a countertenor with Michael Chance, Larry Zazzo, and James Baillieu.
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Jennie Baillie – Marketing Manager
After leaving Dundee College in 1991 with an HNC in Radio Broadcasting, Jennie worked in local government, where she gained experience in finance, property and economic development, before undertaking her marketing qualifications. She has since worked in marketing in a variety of Perth-based organisations, including city centre management and the third sector, as well as side roles managing bands, organising gigs and writing a music fanzine. Most recently she was Marketing and Campaigns Manager at Horsecross Arts, the charity responsible for running Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre.
Throughout her time at Horsecross Arts, Jennie also studied a degree and a masters with the Open University, achieving First Class Honours in Art History and a merit grade MA in Classical Studies. She is currently studying for another masters in British Studies with the University of the Highlands and Islands.
When not working or studying, Jennie can be found running round the streets of Perth, or planning her next holiday to Italy!
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Lucia Capellaro – Learning & Participation Manager (job share)
Lucia has always been inspired by the positive impact of music education, and thanks to the generous support of her school and local music service she was able to pursue a career in music, despite challenging circumstances. She gained a Distinction with DipRAM in her MA at the Royal Academy of Music, and now freelances as a cellist specialising in historical performance practice, alongside other genres such as contemporary, folk, jazz and theatre.
Lucia is a keen educator and has taught the cello for over a decade, as well as teaching on the BA actor-musician course at Mountview Academy for Performing Arts. Between 2014-2018 Lucia worked with the charity Future Talent to devise and deliver a three-year Arts Council funded Performance and Development programme, which supports talented young musicians from disadvantaged backgrounds. In this role she directed chamber music ensembles who performed at the Hatfield House Chamber Music Festival and Buckingham Palace, gave mentoring sessions and delivered performance classes, and founded the Future Talent Orchestra, who performed at the Southbank Centre, Rambert Studios and Windsor Castle.
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Aedín Donnelly – Artistic Planning Coordinator
Aedín joined Dunedin Consort in 2022 having worked previously as Orchestra Manager and Orchestra Librarian, in RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia.
Originally from Dublin, she graduated from Trinity College Dublin in with a degree in Music and English Literature. She also spent a year studying music and literature in the Sorbonne in Paris and completed an MA in Composition for Film and Television at the University of Bristol.
She continues to write music in her spare time, and enjoys playing flute and piano, and singing with amateur choirs and choruses throughout the UK and Ireland. Aside from music, Aedín enjoys running, cooking, painting and enjoying the Scottish countryside.
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Amy Strachan – Learning & Participation Manager (job share)
Amy began her training in community music and singing while reading music at the University of Edinburgh. She went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music, where she received a distinction in her MA and ProfDip while also continuing her training with the Open Academy and earning an LRAM qualification in singing teaching. After graduating, Amy was invited to become an Open Academy Fellow and worked for several arts organisations in London. She returned to Scotland to complete her studies in the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and currently divides her time between working with Dunedin Consort and singing professionally.
Through both lived and learned experience, Amy is passionate and committed to ensuring that everyone has access to high-quality music and has the opportunity to experience the transformative impacts it holds.
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