Edinburgh's Voice of the Town

  • Term 1:
    24 Jan 2018 - 02 May 2018
  • Term 2:
    16 May 2018 - 22 Aug 2018
  • Term 3:
    19 Sep 2018 - 12 Dec 2018

Musical Director

Gemma Filby

Since graduating with a First Class B.A Honours in Applied Music from the University of Strathclyde, Gemma has gone on to firmly establish herself as a session musician and MD of excellent repute.

A very highly accomplished pianist, vocalist, MD and arranger, Gemma's excellent musicianship has enabled her to hold positions as Musical Director for theatre companies and as a lecturer in Composition.

Furthermore, she has performed on numerous occasions as a pianist and vocalist live on STV and BBC television, as well as various radio stations.

Gemma has also given performances at Celtic Connections, Party at the Palace, with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and continues to work in various musical roles, not least with renowned Scottish artist, Horse McDonald, as keyboard player and backing vocalist.
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47 Buckstone Terrace
EH10 6QJ

Rehearsals are held in the events room on a Wednesday from 7pm – 9.30pm.

Term 1: No Rehearsal on Feb 14th or April 4th.
Term 2: No Rehearsal on July 11th or July 18th.
Term 3: No Rehearsal on October 17th.


    It’s so easy to get to know people, the arrangements are adventurous and they sound great.


    Diane, Edinburgh VOTT


    I think it is more than a choir, it's a really friendly group. To go to a performance is really challenging but at the same time it's a great experience.


    Irene, Edinburgh VOTT