Conductor from September 2016
A prize-winner at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, and winner of the BBC Scottish Young Musician Competition, Dundee-born Norman Beedie was awarded a Sir james Caird Travelling Schoralship to study in Italy with pianist Guido Agosti and pianist/conductor Carlo Zecchi. He subsequently studied in France with the legendary pedagogue of the twentieth century, Nadia Boulanger becoming Assistant Director.
He has performed throughout the United Kingdom, in France and Italy, the Far East and Ukraine, in solo recitals and as a concerto soloist, in chamber music and as accompanist. He has performed with many Bristish orchestras including, as soloist, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and he has conducted Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Ensemble and Orchestra of Scottish Opera among others. He is a Lecturer at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, formely the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow currently leading innovative courses in Classical Improvisation as well as teaching piano and conducting. Norman still continues to travel widely in connection with his musical work.
The Tryst is located behind the Church of Scotland. Access is off West Moulin Road, and there is limited parking around the church. If you prefer there is parking on the left hand side of West Moulin Road just after the Town Hall and before you reach the lane to the church.
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