Sally Day

Sally Day studied with Pamela Turley at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh and then with Julian Farrell, Joy Farrall, Anthony Pike and Dame Thea King at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. During her studies she won several awards and competitions, including the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain’s Young Players Competition, the Trophee de Paris, and a Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship. With the London Clarinet Quartet she was a finalist in the Royal Over-Seas League Chamber Music Competition. She has worked as a freelance orchestral player throughout the UK and Ireland and is now living in Scotland where her orchestral work has included appearances with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. She is a member of the ‘Swonderful classical/jazz piano and clarinet duo and has played with several klezmer bands, including an appearance at the Glastonbury festival. Sally particularly enjoys performing to audiences in unconventional and informal settings and has led workshops for Live Music Now! and Music in Hospitals in special needs schools and care homes.