King's Studio Orchestra

Scotland’s New Professional Ensemble

The King's Studio Orchestra is the new professional ensemble in the North East of Scotland. Selecting members by invitation only, they strive to perform music to the very highest level. Drawing from the vast network of contemporary composers, the King’s Studio Orchestra take pride in shaping the contemporary classical music scene here in Scotland, and in Germany, moving it to the future. 

Tobias Patrick Wolf FRSA
Music Director

Lisa-Marie Ferguson
Assistant Conductor

Prof. Derek Ogston CBE
Margaret Carlaw MUniv


Conducting Scholarship

The King’s Studio Orchestra in collaboration with the un poco network offers a conducting scholarship every year to an aspiring conductor who wishes to perfect their skills in front of various music ensembles. The breadth of the scholarship covers score preparation, basics of orchestral management and of course conducting skills, culminating in the scholar conducting the orchestra during a concert performance.

Composition Opportunities

We strive to provide emerging composers with the opportunity to have their works performed in a professional setting by talented musicians. The King’s Studio Orchestra regularly work with composers from all around the globe and commissioned works of new contemporary classical music is play a major part in the orchestra’s programming. If you are a composer seeking for opportunities, do not hesitate to get in touch with the orchestra management.

How to apply?

First, it’s worthwhile taking some time to find out more about the orchestra and other ensembles within the un poco network. You can do this by browsing through the various sections of this website. Have a look at what happened in the past, and be up to date with the current projects and upcoming performances. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. Should you need any accommodations to take part in any of our opportunities, or if you have any other questions or concerns, please let us know.


There are currently no vacancies in the King’s Studio Orchestra. Please check back to find up to date information on this website. We do however welcome all initiatives to get involved with our orchestra and we will find the time to discuss your opportunities with os or with another ensemble in our network. Please get in touch with us through the contact form of this website.

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