Ross Jamie Collins
Ross Jamie Collins is a Finnish-British conductor who at present studies conducting in Panula Academy with Prof. Jorma Panula. He was born in Nottingham, United Kingdom in 2001 and has been living in Helsinki, Finland since 2008. He started conducting at the age of 14 with conductor-cellist Klaus Mäkelä. In 2017 Ross founded his own orchestra Symphony Orchestra ROSSO and conducted a full symphony concert at the age of 15. He has experience conducting Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, Vaasa City Orchestra, Sinfonietta Cracovia, MAV Symphony Orchestra, Lappeenranta City Orchestra, St. Michel strings, Kirkkonummi Chamber Orchestra and The Camerata Antonio Soler in the final concerts of Master classes. He works as an assistant conductor of Lauttasaari Symphony Orchestra. Ross plays the cello, piano, french horn and sings.