Oxford Flute Summer School

August 19, 2018

August 24, 2018

£650 (non-residential) – £825 (fully residential)

Radley College, Radley, United Kingdom

+44 (0)118 950 7865


Please visit the registration page in order to secure your place. 

Events Description

Oxford Flute Summer School welcomes players – enthusiastic amateurs, emerging young artists, late-starters, professional players and teachers–to come together to be inspired by music and the flute.

Principal tutors: Robert Winn, Kate Hill, Robert Manasse, Peter Verhoyen.

Oxford Flute Summer School offers three distinct options for different levels of players, but with many shared experiences and an emphasis on active participation.

Oxford Players

There are classes for everyone; for instance preparation for college auditions and competitions, 18th century performance style, extended techniques for beginners, performance and platform presentation skills.  Other activities are more specific to each option.

Students on the Oxford Players  and Oxford Performers options are encouraged to attend and listen to all classes including Oxford Masterclass option.

Included are:

  • an individualised timetable for each student
  • two private flute lessons
  • one private piano session
  • one group lesson
  • daily tutored ensembles
  • daily technique classes
  • daily flute choir
  • concerts and masterclasses

This course is for:

  • players who want to develop their skills
  • enthusiasts who enjoy group playing
  • suggested standard, grade 5 to grade 8 and beyond

Choose this course for its high level of participation and focus on group playing and supportive learning.

More information

Oxford Performers

The Oxford Performers course contains all the modules of the Oxford Players course and provides additional performance opportunities.

Oxford Performers aims to challenge more experienced flautists with a focus on performance, auditions, exams or improving teaching skills. Choosing this option enables students to prepare with confidence for the next step in the development of their musical career.

Included are:

  • all elements of the Oxford Players Course, and in addition
  • a masterclass performance
  • a concert performance

This course is for:

  • students auditioning for music colleges
  • teachers updating their performance skills
  • players preparing for Diploma exams
  • suggested standard above grade 8

Choose this course if you’re looking for a challenge.

More information

Oxford Masterclass

Intended for conservatoire students, postgraduates and professional players, the course offers guidance on the way to achieve the next level in your performance. There will be classes on a practical approach to professional auditions and on building a successful career.

Included are:

  • working with Robert Winn and other internationally acclaimed teachers
  • between 6 and 8 hours of intensive study daily
  • masterclass performances
  • a concert performance

This course is for:

  • advanced players of conservatoire level
  • postgraduate students
  • young professional players


Janet Way & Katie Alcock

Oxford Flute Summer School, 12 Jesse Terrace, Reading RG1 7RT


About the organiser

Since 1986 Oxford Flute Summer School has established an international reputation for excellence. Their distinguished players and teachers from around the world bring their love of music and the flute to inspire you.

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