Accompanist Penny Watson
Penny Watson is a 19 year old pianist from Bearsden, currently in her 2nd year of BMus studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Before beginning her undergraduate studies Penny attended the Music School of Douglas Academy in Milngavie. At the age of 17, Penny was awarded distinction in an ABRSM diploma. Penny has had many successes in competitions, winning the Lillian Campbell memorial prize at the Glasgow Music Festival in 2013, and winning a place in the final at the Rotary Young Musician of the Year competition in 2014. She has also performed internationally in Germany, Lithuania and China. Penny particularly enjoys accompanying and playing in chamber ensembles.