In Ireland has a firm place in the hearts of many flautists. Starting with wandering street musicians and a beautiful soaring melody moving to a far away light dance, and coming home with a fast exciting jig.
VIDEO: What better piece to listen to in January than the contemporary flute solo Winter Spirits. With Christmas tunes well behind us, this piece draws upon a very different sound world.
If you are wondering what the day to day life of a very specific combination of musician, flute teacher, music college master's student and concert steward looks like then check this out! It is my year in a second a day (nearly everyday since last September!). Or just check out the bitesize version on my instagram - it is a year in less than a minute.
It's the Easter holidays and, as I'm staring the end of my degree in the face, I thought I'd give an update on what I've been up to! My final year has been busy with lots of orchestral and wind band concerts. A highlight was playing the flute in a lovely, enormous wind section … Continue reading BLOG: The blur of fourth year
Can and should we share the experience with others? Who makes our audiences? Live classical music is something tangible, honest and emotional. It can be all encompassing. Providing a sense of community beyond the shifting screens of social media.