Our Team

Fiona Robertson, Director

Fiona has worked for sound since it was set up in 2004. Before that she lived and worked in France, both for cultural organisations and youth organisations/NGOs. Fiona is a founding member, current Board member and Treasurer of New Music Scotland and was awarded the prestigious biennial 'RPS Leslie Boosey Award' for promoting new music in the UK. 

Rūta Vitkauskaite, Deputy Director 

Rūta is a multiple winner of the 'Best Composition of the Year award' in Lithuania and and has received numerous awards in the UK gaining a PhD in Composition from the Royal Academy of Music in London. Sharing her passion for music with wider audiences lies at the heart of Rūta’s work, and she dedicates a substantial amount of her time to community music, including running the CoMA Glasgow group. Since 2021, Rūta has been a Lecturer in Composition at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Kadri Soerunurk, Coordinator

Kadri is originally from Estonia, but has lived and studied in Scotland since 2010 gaining a BA (Hons) Events Management degree from RGU. Kadri was first involved with soundfestival in 2011 as a volunteer. After returning from Ireland, where she studied for a year as an exchange student in 2013, Kadri got in touch with sound again and has been with us ever since!

Board of Trustees

Professor Pete Stollery, Chair

Pete studied composition with Jonty Harrison at the University of Birmingham and was on of the first members of BEAST in the early 1980s. From 2000, he was part of the team which re-introduced music programmes at the University of Aberdeen, including the introduction of doctoral programmes in Composition and the development of the electroacoustic music studios. He was Head of the Department of Music for many years and he retired as Professor of Composition and Electroacoustic Music in 2022.