Success at the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama

Back in March 2020, we were so proud to bring home the Avril Hendry Cup for our performance at the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama. Unfortunately due to a date change Liz was unable to conduct us on the day, so special thanks to Ben Bottone for stepping in as guest conductor. Although we didn’t know at the time, this would be the … Continue reading Success at the Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech and Drama

Charity Status

We are delighted to announce that we’ve been granted charitable status by the Charity Commission! To do this we had to outline our charitable purpose – for us that’s to advance musical education by providing training to flautists, teachers and musicians of all ages, and to further public education and appreciation of flute music by performing music to a high standard. Being a charity means … Continue reading Charity Status

Niall O’Riordan Flute Day

Does playing the flute give you a pain in the neck? – If so, we may have the perfect workshop for you. This one day workshop, taking place on Saturday 8th December 2018 will be led by Niall O’Riordan seeks to teach individual ways of linking the mind and the body, by practical exercises. Niall is a certified Feldenkrais Method practitioner and uses the method … Continue reading Niall O’Riordan Flute Day

Wonderful Winds Play Day

BWA Flute Ensemble are proud to host a Wonderful Winds Play Day: Flute Days! Flitwick 2018 Flute Days! comes to Flitwick, Bedfordshire on 6th October 2018, for a day of Flute Ensemble fun for all ages and abilities! Work on your sound, technique and ensemble skills in our unique warm up workshops. Meet the big flutes, and play together in a large flute choir using … Continue reading Wonderful Winds Play Day

BWAFE, Flutewise and ABRSM

BWAFE was featured in a recent ABRSM blog post by Educational Content Manager, Jane Dennison….. Back in July we [ABRSM] took part in Flutewise Live – a fantastic event in London for over 50 young flute players, teachers and parents. The day included workshops, presentations and performances from some brilliant flautists and teachers – Abbie Burrows, Gareth Davies (LSO Principle Flute), Claire Jefferis, Gareth McLearnon, Ana … Continue reading BWAFE, Flutewise and ABRSM