Aberdeen-born Sonia Cromarty studied cello and baroque cello at the RSAMD (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland) gaining a First Class Honours degree and Post-graduate Diploma with Distinction.
Since graduating she has enjoyed a busy and varied freelance career that has taken her around the world from South America to the Arctic. She has worked with Scotland’s leading orchestras and ensembles and performs and tours regularly with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera. She has also appeared with the RSNO, Scottish Ballet, The Scottish Ensemble, Paragon Ensemble and Red Note Ensemble.
As a chamber player Sonia is a member of the Amici Cello Trio, Beinn Artair Piano Trio and the Rhona Mackay Trio. Her duo with the violinist Alice Rickards has commissioned and premiered many new works including those by Judith Weir, David Fennessy, Stuart McCrae.
Off stage, she enjoys teaching, and is passionate about bringing music to the wider community through various education projects.