Julie won a scholarship to study flute with Professor Graham Mayger at the Royal College of Music through her degree at Royal Holloway. She became Principle Flute of Royal Holloway Symphony Orchestra and performed Malcolm Arnold's Concerto for Flute and Strings with the orchestra. She has played for the Aeolian Wind Quintet, the Aylesbury Symphony Orchestra, the Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra, The Gala Festival Orchestra, The Myraid Chambre Orchestra, Southdowns Concert Band and has been performing solo recitals across the area as well as taking masterclasses with inernational artists. She plays on a Miyazawa flute.
Julie is very pasionate about music education and has been teaching the flute for 15 years. She trained as a secondary school music teacher at the Graduate School of Education, University of Bristol gaining her PGCE and QTS status. She worked full time flute specialist peripatetic teacher for Aylesbury Music Centre, Bucks Music Service. Teaching 20 schools a week from beginners to grade 8 Julie built up a wealth of experience teaching instrumentally. At AMC she conducted the Junior Flute Choir, Beginner Wind Band Winslow and Sir Henry Flloyd Grammar School Flute Ensemble.
Flute Lessons in Chichester
In 2011 Julie started teaching privately in Chichester, West Sussex and enjoys the high quality results which can be found one to one teaching. In the past few years Julie's pupils have gained music scholarships to local private schools including Prebendal School and Hurstpierpoint College. In February 2016 a talented pupil won the McCoy cup, the solo flute prize at the Chichester Festival of Music, Speech and Dance. She believes in one to one high quality teaching and designs her teaching to each individual student. She teaches a large number of adults throughout the week as well as children at her music room fom beginners to diploma level pupils. She uses both ABRSM and Trinity College exam boards and has gained high results. Alongside her private teaching Julie works for Hampshire Music Service delivering classroom instrumental projects in primary schools.
Chichester Flute Choir
Julie founded the Chichester Flute Choir in January 2016 and is musical director of the group. Please visit their website for more info: www.chichesterflutechoir.co.uk
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