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Digital Fiz

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Genii Group

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KF Sound and Lighting

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OUR PATRONS

Christian Nelleman 

Christian is the UK’s only serial entrepreneur to pick up the Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year award, twice. In 2006, after having been a finalist for 4 years running, Christian was the winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Technology and Communication in the London & South East Region. Remarkably, in 2010 he again won the London & South Region as well as the National Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Business Products and Services. As such, he was introduced to Ernst & Young’s prestigious Global Hall of Fame, an elite corps of men and women who have been recognized for their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements. He is one of only 13 individuals to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in the last 15 years.

Jai McDowall 

 Jai rose to fame when he won the fifth series of Britain’s Got Talent in June 2011. He first auditioned in Liverpool singing “Anthem” from Chess, receiving positive comments from the judges, Michael McIntyre, Amanda Holden and David Hasselhoff.  He received three yeses and was put through to the next round, and through to the live semi-finals!

After winning Britain’s Got Talent, Jai McDowall performed on the Britain’s Got Talent Tour and went onto perform at the 2011 Royal Variety Performance.

Further to being signed to Syco Music, a subdivision of record label giant, Sony Music,  his debut album Believe and single “With or Without You” were released 12th Dec 2011. 

Jai had a pleasant surprise at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall when he was invited by Josh Groban to jointly perform “To Where You Are” in front of a packed house. The crowd were treated to this impromptu performance which was warmly received by both artists fans.

Dan and Laura Curtis

Daniel and Laura Curtis are Award winning composers and lyricists. Their work is now a staple in the repertoire of artists performing Musical Theatre internationally and has been performed at venues such as the Royal Albert Hall and the London Palladium. 


They found success developing new music for some of the World's most celebrated performers such as Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and Ramin Karimloo. This culminated in the production their first album, Love on 42nd Street and the commission of their second album, Overture, which will be released in October. Their numerous single releases have all topped the iTunes and Amazon Vocal Charts alongside Love on 42nd Street.

ROSS GUNNING

Founder and Conductor

Ross Gunning is the Founder and Creative Director of the Glasgow Philharmonia, after creating the orchestra in 2012. As a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with a BMus degree in Timpani and Percussion, Ross has gone on to give over 400 young talented performers many diverse opportunities in the Arts industry and created Showcase Events Performing Arts Challenge. He also received the Young Scot Arts Award 2015 for his work in the Arts industry.

As well as the Glasgow Philharmonia, Ross has taken a number of orchestras under his baton including Glasgow School Symphony Orchestra, Glasgow Orchestral Society, Kelvin Ensemble, Strathclyde University Symphony Orchestra, St James Orchestra, among others. He has also collaborated with a number of organisations such as the Academy of Sacred Music conducting a premiere of Michael O’Sullivan’s Stabat Mater, Opera Breve where he conducted 10 performances of the Opera ‘One Day This Will Be Long Ago’ at the Tete a Tete Festival in London. He has also conducted at History Live Opening Concert 2017 and Malcolm Arnold Festival 2017.

Ross has had the pleasure of working with many soloists including American Violinist Andrew Sords, West End and Broadway stars John Owen Jones, Sarah Earnshaw, Sabrina Carter, Keith Jack, as well as TV stars Jai McDowall, Karl Loxley, Tom Urie, Gary Lamont among others. Ross has produced his ‘Movies to Musicals’ events since 2015 which have been sell out performances.

Ross was the conductor for the Commonwealth Games Medal Unveiling 2014, Remembrance Day Event at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in 2013, premieres of ‘The Wolfman’ and ‘Arabian Nights’ musicals and recording of albums with singer/songwriters Karl Loxley and Jonathan Carr as well as a charity single for the Lord Provost Queens Street Fund with actor Tom Urie singing ‘Mother Glasgow’.

Ross has conducted repertoire by Stravinsky, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Vaughan-Williams, Bruch, Schumann, Beethoven as well as many Musicals and Movies soundtracks. He has also assisted John Wilson with the John Wilson Orchestra for their BBC Prom in 2013.