Kate Walsh

FLAUTIST/ Primary and specialist music teacher

(Piccolo, Bass Flute, Alto Flute, Eb Flute, Flutes d’Amore (Bb & A))

80 Long Lane, Ickenham, Middlesex UB10 8SX

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

  • Northern Ballet Theatre orchestra
  • Dorset Opera Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Iceni Orchestra
  • All Saints Orchestra
  • Aurelian Ensemble
  • Orion Chamber Orchestra
  • Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra
  • Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra
  • Orchester der Landesregierung Nordrhein Westfalen (FRG)
  • Various one off professional freelance orchestras
  • Brent Opera
  • Opera for All
  • Hemel Hempstead and other Theatre Companies
  • Solo flute RAF Presidents band and Vale Winds

TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTS

BBC 1, Mexican Television, Yorkshire Television. BBC Radio Solent, Austrian Radio, Canadian Radio, Mexican Radio, Melody Radio and a Platform Live Recital on Classic FM ).

CD RECORDINGS

2 solo CDs What Katie did (1992), Invocation (1998) and experience of commercial recording work.

SOLO AND CHAMBERS

  • Recitals in London and the South East
  • Appeared in Born Free gala concert and Royal estate workers concert
  • All Keyed Up flute Quartet/quintet
  • Concerto soloist with North London Philharmonia, Caledonian Symphony Orchestra, Winchmore Strings, Academic Festival Orchestra of London, Berwang Strings
  • Worked as guest artist on Cunard Countess and Royal Princess

QUALIFICATIONS

  • M.A. (Musicology) – City University 2001
  • LGSMD performance diploma (flute) – Guildhall School of Music & Drama – 1999
  • Graduate Diploma – London College of Music – (GLCM) – 1982
  • Fellowships of the London College of Music (Recital Diplomas) 1981(Flute & Voice)
  • Licentiates of the London College of Music (Teaching Diplomas) 1979 Flute & Voice
  • Suzuki Flute Teacher’s Diploma (among the first granted in the UK) – 1992
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Education Roehampton University of Surrey – 2004

PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • Hampshire County Council Intermediate Exhibition for Flute, Voice and Piano
  • Full Bursary, Victoria Conservatory of Music (Canada) for flute tuition
  • W.S.Lloyd Webber Performance Prize
  • Freedom of City of London for Services to Music
  • Sir Jack/Lady Lyons Performance Scholarship

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Lady Margaret Primary School Year 4 teacher – Sept 2004 – July 2005
  • Lady Margaret Primary School Head of Music (specialist music teacher) -Sept 2005 – July 2008 (TLR2)
  • Lynch Hill Foundation Primary School, Head of Music (specialist music teacher) Sept 2008 – May 2009
  • I worked for various authorities as a peripatetic flute teacher all ages – Nov 1988 – July 2003.
  • Examined (in school) GCSE and A level performances, Led various music and instrumental recruitment workshops
  • I have led and assisted in music workshops
  • Trained to teach KS2 and KS3.
  • Did some work in KS4 on my teaching practice

Enquiries about playing availability may also be addressed to: Musicians Answering Service – 01306 500022

Enquiries about teaching please phone 07889 716181 (day) 01895 674278 (eve)

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