GBRT Adult Flute Choir

GBRT Adult Flute Choir

Flautists are warmly invited to join our GBRT Adult Flute Choir.  If you play the flute, piccolo, alto or bass flute, we would be delighted to welcome you.

The Adult Flute Choir play 4-8 part harmony and perform in a regular range of concerts.  Repertoire will include: popular classical works, West End show arrangements and new commissions.

Open to all adults, you simply need to have a minimum playing standard of about Grade 3 and able to read music fluently. 

When And Where?
Rehearsals will take place on Monday evenings from 7-9pm at Church Langton Community Hall (near Market Harborough).  All rehearsal dates and venues are provided on the GBRT Adult Flute Choir 2017 Rehearsal Dates and GBRT Adult Flute Choir 2018 Rehearsal Dates schedules.

Joanna Kirkwood - Our Musical Director
Born and raised in Leicestershire, Joanna began her studies on the Flute with Jenny Brooks and Leicestershire Arts in Education. Joanna continued at the Birmingham Conservatoire where she gained a First Class Honours degree and a commended Advanced PGDip Music (Professional Performance). She studied with Jonathan Rimmer, Judith Hall and Colin Lilley and received the Principal's Prize for Outstanding Contribution. Joanna also won awards from the Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize, Woolfsen Trust and Tillet Trust Foundation alongside being awarded a Silver Medal from the Worshipful Company of Musicians.

Joanna is in regular demand as a freelance orchestral player. She has most recently performed as Principal Flute with the London Concert Orchestra, Orchestra da Camera and the National Festival Orchestra. Joanna is a member of Trio Capriccio who perform nationally and have given a recital for a live BBC broadcast. She has also enjoyed touring the USA and Scandinavia. As a soloist, she has performed the Liebermann Flute Concerto and Mozart's Concerto in G with orchestra.

Joanna's portfolio of work also includes a demanding teaching schedule at the Birmingham Conservatoire Junior Department, the Loughborough Endowed Schools, and Leicester Grammar school.

What Does It Cost?
Fees are payable one term in advance:  £45 per term. Please use the bank details on the Rehearsal Dates Schedule above to set-up an automatic payment into the GBRT account on the dates specified.

How Do I Join?
This ensemble is now full.  However, we are running a waiting list for new members.  To be added to the waiting list, simply, download, complete and return the Adult Flute Choir Registration Form.  We will then contact you, when a place becomes available, to provide joining dates and further information.

Booking GBRT Adult Flute Choir
If you would like to book this ensemble for an event, simply send us an email with the date, time, duration and brief description of the event that you would the group for and we will contact you to discuss the details.

Backing Tracks For GBRT Adult Flute Choir Members
Please login to access the backing tracks to the current repertoire for choir members only. 
For login details, please send an email and the details will be sent by return.