Jessica grew up in Orkney surrounded by traditional music. A graduate of the Scottish course at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Jessica was a finalist in the BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2016. She won The Clarsach Society Young Composer Award in 2015 with her piece Shorelines. Jessica is currently the clarsach tutor at the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and The Glasgow Academy.

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