Festive Flutes

Festive Flutes is a modern flute quartet, formed in 1985 by Elizabeth and three flautists all studying with her at the Guildhall School of Music. They have specialised in concerts and workshops, and are renowned for their excellent musicianship and unique presentation. They have appeared at major festivals, given recitals at London’s South Bank and at music societies throughout the country, recorded music for a Channel 4 film, broadcast on BBC Radio, and even appeared on Opportunity Knocks dressed as bumble bees!

Liz, Sarah, Mel and Joss (photo by Hydar Dewachi 2010)

Liz, Sarah, Mel and Joss (photo by Hydar Dewachi 2010)

Their unique style of presentation, dazzling repertoire and excellent musicianship have earned them great critical acclaim. Over recent years the group has released two charity CD’s ‘Overnight Sensations’ and ‘Christmas Crackers’ raising funds for the NSPCC.

All the members of Festive Flutes perform regularly in some of the country’s finest orchestras and are passionately involved in education, teaching flute, coaching ensembles and giving workshops that inspire the young musicians of the future. Festive Flutes innovative and inspiring group workshops are enhanced by using their own tailor-made arrangements and include performing on original early instruments, traditional music arranging and composition.

Above all the girls share a firm friendship and an infectious joy of performing together that delights audiences and makes every Festive Flutes concert a very special occassion.

Website: www.festiveflutes.co.uk

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