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Amy-Jayne is a professional musician is a successful teacher of flute, piano, recorder, singing, ukulele, music theory and tutor for GCSE/A level music.
Amy-Jayne is a deeply passionate and experienced musician with the knowledge, skills and understanding of different teaching strategies needed to make a positive impact on the progress of pupils. Amy-Jayne wants to use her ten years of teaching experience, in both a private and school setting, to benefit all abilities by using her own initiative and confidence to guide pupils to their full potential.
As a dedicated teacher of all abilities, she always adapts to the person’s needs. Amy-Jayne has experience of teaching all levels and will always guide/support the pupil to progress to the next stage. Amy-Jayne teaches pupils towards exams, participates pupils into ABRSM exams if they require or teach for fun. Amy-Jayne believes in a holistic approach enabling the lessons to be creative, fun and memorable.
Amy-Jayne 'is one of the top players of her generation’ – Sir James Galway
At the age of thirteen, Amy-Jayne had the amazing opportunity to play to Sir James Galway. Sir James felt that ’Amy-Jayne’s rare talent should be nurtured’ who sponsored and invited her to his International Flute Festival in Switzerland for two consecutive years. She is now mentored by Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway. In 2017, she attended the Galway Flute Festival receiving full sponsorship from the Gemeinhardt Flutes co. and was awarded a R.F Lafin headjoint.
Amy-Jayne graduated from the Royal College of Music supported by a Kirby Laing Award and Neville Wathen Award. Since her graduation in 2017, Amy-Jayne has been embracing her career as a professional freelance flautist and enjoys participating in a variety of different musical roles from orchestral to solo.
Amy-Jayne has been on trial for the Principal Piccolo position at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as freelancing with the London Symphony Orchestra since January 2018. Her highlight is playing Principal Second Flute on tour with Sir Simon Rattle in Japan, Korea, Vietnam, as part of the Santander Festival, Salzburg Festival, Lucerne Festival and Edinburgh International Festival. Her other orchestral achievements include performances with the BBC Philharmonic, Royal Northern Sinfonia, working side by side with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Britten-Pears Orchestra, under the baton of Oliver Knussen, and working intensively along LSO Principals at the London Symphony Orchestra Woodwind Academy. In her third year at the Royal College of Music, she was Principal Flute in the Symphony Orchestra where they performed an all-Stravinsky programme at the Royal Festival Hall.
Amy-Jayne's solo highlights include performing recitals at the Ryedale and Shaldon Music Festivals, Bishopsgate Institute, Austrian Cultural Forum, the Mansion House for the Worshipful Company of Musicians and performing Carl Nielsen's Flute Concerto with the Harrogate Philharmonic Orchestra. Over the years she has won numerous competitions including the Rotary Young Musician International competition in Great Britain and Ireland. Another interest of Amy-Jayne is contemporary music and she regularly records composers work. She has premiered at the RNCM Music Festival, National Portrait Gallery and as part of film scores.
Chamber Music is a passion of Amy-Jayne's. She is a member of Trilogy Ensemble, which is trio consisting of flute, harp and viola. They are professional, award-winning musicians with vision & ambition to innovatively push the boundaries.
As a busy freelancer, she is also a passionate and successful teacher of flute, piano, recorder and singing. She is a visiting professor at the flute department at Connelly School in Washington DC and has performed masterclasses in New York. Amy-Jayne has been a Music Specialist teacher at both Primary and Secondary level. She achieved her PGCE (QTS) in 2021.
Amy-Jayne believes that education in music is vital to inspire the younger generation.
£ 30.00 Pounds Per Hour
I provide both lessons online and in person. Travel fees may vary the cost of lesson.