Andrew Gourlay (OS 2001)
Andrew is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester University, and the Royal College of Music, where he studied conducting. He is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y León.
In 2010 Andrew won First Prize at the Cadaques International Conducting Competition and was selected by Gramophone magazine as their 'One to Watch'. He has also been named as one of BBC Music Magazine's 'great artists of tomorrow'.
Andrew is currently Principal Guest Conductor of the Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y León. He has previously conducted the Philharmonia, London Symphony, London Sinfonietta at the BBC Proms, London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Opera North and numerous major orchestras throughout Europe.