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Claire Wickes

Live online classCOVID-19 SecureLearn the flute with Principal Flautist of the English National Opera OrchestraLearn to play the flute with internationally acclaimed flautist and ENO Principal Flute, Claire Wickes. All levels and ages welcome!
1 Students
from £40 pp
30 minute class


Claire Wickes

About this class

Whether you're a complete beginner or already an advanced flute player, each flute lesson will be completely tailored to you as an individual. I believe that people make the most progress when they are relaxed and having fun, so the lessons will be at a pace that suits you and we will learn to play in a way that you enjoy! You are welcome to come for a one-off lesson if you're looking for motivation and new inspiration on your flute, or to have regular lessons if you want to work towards your goals in a more…

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What you will learn
  • Gain confidence in your playing
  • Get a better sound out of the flute
  • How to practise efficiently and use your time well
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What you will need
  • Your flute!
  • Sheet music if you already have any
  • Complete beginners: no music required!

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Your Teacher

One of Britain’s leading flautists, Claire Wickes was appointed as Principal Flute of the English National Opera Orchestra in 2015 shortly after graduating from the Royal College of Music. She is in demand as guest principal flute of all major London orchestras, and regularly performs as a soloist and on sessions for film and TV.

Claire has over ten years of experience teaching flute students of all ages and standards, from complete beginners to post-grade 8 and beyond. She will work with students towards ABRSM grade exams if desired, or any personal musical goals whether that's learning…

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