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Welcome Rosamund Plummer (Principal Piccolo, SSO) to the Flutation team!

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Rosamund PlummerRosamund Plummer was appointed Principal Piccolo with the Sydney Symphony in 1986.

Rosamund Plummer began her studies at the Sydney Conservatorium High School as a student of Peter Richardson and Margaret Crawford. In 1978 she was appointed Principal Piccolo with the Elizabethan Melbourne Orchestra (now the State Orchestra of Victoria) and, a year later, Associate Principal Flute. During her time in Melbourne, she took a year’s leave to study in London with Peter Lloyd of the London Symphony Orchestra and William Bennett of the English Chamber Orchestra. Read the rest of this entry »


Introducing James Kortum!

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Screen Shot 2015-10-29 at 2.01.23 pmJames Kortum is currently Lecturer in Flute at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Originally from the United States, James came to Australia in 1977 to take up the position of Principal Flute with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra. In 1980 he moved Sydney to become Principal Flute with the Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra and in 1987 won the Second Flute position with the Sydney Symphony. Subsequently he has also been Principal Flute with the Sydney productions of Phantom of the Opera and Fiddler on the Roof. Read the rest of this entry »

Is Jazz Your Groove???

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We are super excited to attend the workshop our Jazz woodwind specialist will be presenting!

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Introducing Luke Aloysius Gallen!  Luke will be exploring basic Jazz techniques with us all and promises that we will be able to find the music in all our scales and arpeggios!  Now that’s a groove we like!!!!! Read the rest of this entry »