Ali Gornall studied double bass at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Royal Academy of Music. She started teaching during her undergraduate and whilst working as a free-lance double bassist in London continued her teaching at the Royal Academy of Music’s ‘First String Experience’ which worked with groups of young string players.
Ali moved back to Scotland to be one of the founding team of Big Noise Raploch. Alongside her Big Noise work she has played with all of the Scottish orchestras and been involved in various education projects.
Ali is now in the role of team leader for Big Noise Govanhill and enjoying laying the foundations of Sistema Scotland’s second centre in this Glasgow community.