Phoenix Flutes, South Oxfordshire

Flute Ensemble

South Oxfordshire

C flute · piccolo · alto · bass

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Phoenix Flutes

Phoenix Flutes is not currently operating, but welcomes contacts from flute players, and from anyone interesting in running a flute group. We hope to be up and running again soon, so please keep an eye on this website.

Phoenix Flutes

Phoenix Flutes is an informal group of enthusiastic flute players ...

  • Open to adults and students aged 16 or over, and of around Grade 6 and above. Good at sight reading an advantage
  • New players always welcome
  • First session free
  • Adult subscription 78 for 12 sessions (one year) equivalent to only 6.50 per session. 10 per single session
  • Student subscription 60 for 12 sessions. 10 per single session
  • Flutes available to play - alto, bass, piccolo
  • Wide and varied repertoire

Playing the flute can be a solitary occupation, particularly for adults. Many adults find that their instruments are unused and musical talents forgotten after school or college, when the pressures of careers and family take hold.

Our aim is to give amateur flute players, especially (though not exclusively) adults, a club at which they can meet to play music together and revitalise their skills.

Sessions are held monthly in Didcot, with opportunities to play in large or small ensembles, and making use of the full range of flutes from bass to piccolo.

We aim to improve our playing and understanding of the music by engaging a musical director who will lead rehearsals when appropriate.

We aim to explore a wide repertoire of music from different eras, and to broaden our performing experience through participation in local festivals. As we gain confidence we are starting to give informal recitals, especially at fundraising events.

Phoenix Fledglings is launched in 2015 for less experienced players around Grade 4 or above who would like to play in a friendly, supportive group.

  • Subscription 40 per annum, 5 per single session


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