Freya’s musical career began with the recorder at the age of 6, followed by the piano and violin the year after. Upon leaving school, Freya pursued her academic interests and studied Classics at the University of Edinburgh. After graduating in 2019, she went on to complete a Masters degree in violin performance at RCS, where she studied with teacher Hector Scottand. and won the Hilda Bailey Prize for Violin in 2020. Freya has extensive orchestral experience, having led EYO and USSO among other orchestras, and toured England and Ireland with NYOS. This has given her the opportunity to work under renowned conductors such as Donald Runnicles, Sian Edwardsand Gary Walker. She has played in side-by-side projects with the Scottish Ensemble, performed in the BBC Proms alongside members of the BBC SSO and has played with Scottish Ballet. Freya delights in chamber music and has always played both classical and traditional music in a variety of ensembles. She supports the music in her home town of Aberdeen and is currently Secretary of the Aberdeen and North East of Scotland Music Festival. Freya is continuing her studies at RCS with an Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Performance.