Freelance Classical Musician & Teacher
Victoria is an accomplished musician having held the position of Bristol City Wait and became the official minstrel for the Mayor of Bristol for a year at an early age. During this time she performed in the Colston Hall, St George's and the Lord Mayor's Chapel. By age 15 she had gained a place in Bristol Pre-Conservatoire and a seat in the Bristol School's Philharmonia Orchestra, where she progressed to principal flute within a year.
Having graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire, she has learnt under Susan Milan, Fiona Kelly, Anna Pope, Eliza Marshall and Christopher Green. Victoria is part of numerous ensembles, including FlautingIt, the Wren Trio, Lumos Duo, Flute and Harp Duo and is also principle flute in the Cinematic Syncopations Orchestra.
Victoria is also very active in the music community, running various projects across London and helping to transition many of these into exciting online courses. Her most notable projects are the MusicOnWheels Brent project and her very own creation: Notate Create Innovate workshops. Victoria has received the Vivian Prindl Prize Outreach Prize in recognition of her work. More information can be found out about these on the projects page.
Passionate about sharing music with others, Victoria has also found an enthusiasm for teaching music. She currently teaches woodwind and piano in schools, at Blackheath Conservatoire and privately across London.
The Unseen Flute II
Sunday 24th March 2:30pm
Experience the flute’s amazing range of characters and curious sounds in The Unseen Flute II. Exploring the flute in different forms, you will be taken on a journey through the ages, experiencing characters within nature and even meeting a famous Greek God! What if we were to hop on a steam train through the countryside, using only sounds from the flute? We might even find flutes from around the world on our adventure. Come along to The Unseen Flute II Concert, suitable for children and adults, with a Q&A and instrument tryout at the end for any young musicians or curious listeners!
Fantastic Flutes and How to Play Them
Tuesday 9th April, 1:00pm-3:00pm, The Conservatoire
In this flute course, you will learn all about the instrument, meeting different flutes from around the world and even get to try out your very own flute skills! Our experienced tutor will guide you through aspects of rhythm and musicality through a variety of games, using the flute head joint to ground you in the basics of the instrument. Within the class you will learn a variety of sounds, three different notes, and write our own short piece of music.
Tuesday 9th April, 10:00am-12:00pm, The Conservatoire
Explore the sound of the flute and other instruments in this fun filled musical adventure. What are woodwind
instruments? What did they look like a long time ago? How do they sound? We will learn all this and more
through musical games, storytelling and adventure. Listen and dance to music, become immersed in a musical
story and find out all about the wonderful woodwind family. During the session we will get to try some
woodwind instruments and even make our very own pan flute and reed to take home!