First Violin Jane Reid

Supported by The James Wood Bequest Fund Chair

When did you join the RSNO?
I joined the RSNO in August 1978.

Where are you from?
I am from Glasgow.

Where did you study?
I studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland).

What do you enjoy most about being in the RSNO?
I enjoy making my living by playing fantastic music with excellent musicians.

Tell us your favourite RSNO story/memory so far.
My favourite memory is recording Richard Strauss in the Caird Hall with Neeme Järvi.

What do you enjoy doing when you’re not playing with the Orchestra?
Photography is my main hobby.