Flute Skills Day

Sunday 4th March 2018, 9.30am – 4.00pm
Open to all levels of players and teachers

Overview

Enjoy an inspirational day of flute playing at our performance venue Cedars Hall in Wells Cathedral School. Benefit from the expertise of specialist tutors, Wissam Boustany, Elizabeth Walker and Susie Hodder-Williams including:

  • Capturing the Magic of Melody with Susie Hodder-Williams
  • Discovering A Method Called Love by world renowned flautist, Wissam Boustany
  • Exploring the Historical style with Elizabeth Walker
  • Browsing trade stands by Pearl Flutes and All Flutes Plus

We also would like to invite you to join us for our free Woodwind Performance Platform concert at 6.00pm, which features Wells Cathedral School’s talented young specialist musicians. Please click here to see our other free concerts available.

Refreshments will be provided throughout the day, but please bring a packed lunch.

Hosted by Wells Cathedral School

About our Tutoring Team

Wissam Boustany

The flautist Wissam Boustany, studied at RNCM. In 1995, Wissam founded the initiative Towards Humanity which uses music as a catalyst to support humanitarian projects worldwide. Wissam has also developed a musical philosophy over the years based on his approach to life, practice, performance and
teaching called A Method Called Love.

Liz Walker, Flute Teacher at Wells Cathedral School
Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Walker graduated from the Guildhall School of Music where she studied renaissance, baroque and modern flute and teaches the flute specialists at Wells Cathedral School. Elizabeth has recorded an acclaimed CD of Telemann’s Fantasias for Solo Flute and Flute Sonatas by J.S.Bach. She is a founder member of the ‘Festive Flutes’ quartet which has led many innovative educational collaborations.

Susie Hodder-Williams

Susie Hodder-Williams studied at the RNCM having read English at the University of York. She works with many of the leading orchestras, chamber orchestras and ballet companies. She has recorded a series of CD’s for Future Music Records, collaborating with artists and sculptors and creating music for meditation.

Join Us

Admission £35

For information on where to find us, please click here for our map.

To apply, please fill out the form below and follow the link in your confirmation email to make a payment. For more information, please contact Dominique Swain Tel: 01749 834487 / [email protected]

Course Details

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Trumpet SkillsFlute SkillsRecorder SkillsSingle Reed Skills

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Photography and Film Permission

Staff and external photographers may photograph or film participants and staff. Below are listed the places where these photographs and videos may be used:

  • the school websites
  • the school’s social media channels
  • the school's newsletters or magazines
  • other marketing and publicity material for the school and its associated business and outreach
  • press releases to local and national newspapers
  • sharing recorded concerts with parents, guardians and friends.

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Please note that we will email you confirmation of your booking with this link that you'll need to follow in order to make payment. Your booking won't be finalised until payment has been made. You will need to set up an account the first time you book a course. If you would like any help with the application or payment process, please contact Dominique Swain on 01749 834487.