Aileen Ogilvie is a singer/songwriter based in Perthshire.
Inspired by the traditional music, song and Gaelic language of her Highland upbringing she discovered her own singing voice by entering the local Inverness Mod. From an early age she competed in various Mods and music festivals before studying for a BA in Popular Music Performance at Perth College UHI.
Alongside performing and collaborating with other musicians Aileen is also an accomplished tutor and regularly delivers vocal workshops for groups, communities and schools throughout Scotland. This includes leading choirs and vocal groups, storytelling and music making for early years, song writing, group music making and workshops in Scottish folk & Gaelic song.
Aileen has delivered projects both as a tutor and project coordinator for various organisations and local authorities including Perth & Kinross Council, Fèis Rois, Horsecross Arts, The Royal Lyceum and The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO.)
Aileen is currently the vocal co-ordinator for PKC’s Youth Music Initiative project The Saturday Cool School, vocal leader for community singing group Sing! in Blairgowrie and assistant musical director of Gaelic youth singing group Glè.