Our Leader Kathleen Terras has played the violin since the age of 9, studying under both Wallace Galbraith and Warren Jacobs. 

She has been a member of and has toured extensively with The National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, Strathclyde Schools Symphony Orchestra, The National Youth String Orchestra of Scotland and was a founder member of The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra.

She has led the Ayrshire Symphony Orchestra since 2002 and regularly plays for local amateur operatic societies and choral societies.  Kathleen is a specialist Primary Music teacher within South Ayrshire and also has an extensive private teaching practice. 

In her ‘spare’ time she is secretary and co-director of the Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra which continues to tour worldwide.