The man with the golden flute: Sir James Galway

The supreme master of the flute, Sir James Galway has played for world leaders and sold more than 30 million albums but his appeal is thoroughly down-to-earth – as lapsed flautist, Karen Stretch, discovers It isn’t often that I’m nervous about an interview but this diary date with the greatest… Read more »

Andy Findon | Walking On Stage

How to best walk on stage and start a performance. Preparation for playing.  

Flute-based folk band to headline at Trip to Birmingham TradFest

Award-winning folk band, Flook, is headlining at this month’s Trip to Birmingham TradFest, which runs from 23-26 November 2017 in Birmingham, UK. First formed in 1995, Flook features the flutes of Brian Finnegan and Sarah Allen, the guitar of Ed Boyd and the bodhran of John Joe Kelly. The festival… Read more »

European Union Youth Orchestra to move operations to Italy, Belgium and Austria

The European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) has announced that it is moving its operational base from London next year. In the first change of headquarters since the orchestra was established in 1976, the EUYO has accepted an offer from Dario Franceschini and the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism to… Read more »