St James Orchestra, Paisley Abercorn St, Paisley PA3 4AB
Leader Fiona Butcher started violin and piano lessons at the age of 8 and music has played a major part in her life ever since. She gained invaluable experience playing in the school orchestra at Paisley Grammar, under the guidance of Derek Norval, and at residential music camps. She joined St James Orchestra in 1976.
As a pianist, Fiona accompanies choirs and singing groups and is also the organist at Paisley Methodist Church. Her day job is as school librarian at Castlehead High, where she also helps out in the music department!
Who we are The orchestra is run by an elected committee of members - all are talented musicians in the orchestra...