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Flute Teachers

Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all of the teachers in our directory are genuine and that all information provided is correct, The Wind Section cannot accept responsibility for any of the listings.  It is up to the individual or parent/carer seeking instrumental lessons to assess the suitability of the teachers and to ensure that the relevant DBS / PVG checks etc. have been undertaken.

If you would like to be added to our Music Teacher Directory, please email your details to alex@thewindsection.com

Liz Allardyce

Qualifications: B.Mus (hons) from Glasgow University and a PGCE (secondary music)

Location: Edinburgh, EH6

Telephone: 07815 805001

Email: elizabeth.allardyce@yahoo.com

Facebook page: @lizallardycemusic 

Instrument(s) taught: Flute & piano

Grades taught: From beginners to Grade 8

Checks undertaken: GTCS registered and a member of the PVG scheme (Disclosure Scotland)

Katrina Gordon

Qualifications: GRSM (Hons) from the Royal Academy of Music, London. Postgraduate diploma in performance from Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester 

Location: Caithness, KW14 

Telephone: 01847 893517 or text 07821 537076

Email: katrinathurso@aol.com

Website: www.caithnessmusic.com

Instruments taught: Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone (alto & tenor), recorder, trumpet, cornet, tenor horn, baritone horn, euphonium, trombone, piano, music theory & composition

Grades taught: From beginner to grade 8+

Checks undertaken: PVG membership number 1208 2696 9088 0345

Any other information: Kind & friendly tuition at all levels. I welcome beginners and have encouraged students to grade 8 on a variety of instruments. I’m also a published composer. I use MTB exams, so if you want to sit grades you can - at your own pace & using specialist examiners.

Jean Murray

Qualifications: B.Mus

Location: Edinburgh, EH3

Telephone: 0131 226 3392

Email: jean.murray.flute@gmail.com

Instrument(s) taught: Flute

Styles taught: Classical

Grades taught: All

Checks undertaken:  PVG

Any other information: Having taught flute at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, my private flute-teaching practice covers all ages and stages.  I aim to help all pupils enjoy music & fulfil their potential, often playing duets and piano accompaniments with them.  I have been Director of Edinburgh Young Musicians for over 20 years.

Karen Dufour

Qualifications: BA with Honours (Musical Studies), MMus (Performance) - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 

Location: East Dunbartonshire, G66 

Telephone: 07929 344702

Email: karendufour@googlemail.com

Website: www.karendufour.co.uk & www.babayagaduo.co.uk

Instruments taught: Saxophone, flute, clarinet 

Styles taught: Classical, jazz & popular 

Grades taught: beginner up to Grade 8, diploma level (ABRSM & Trinity) and university undergraduate 

Checks undertaken: Member of the PVG scheme 

Any other information: I love teaching all ages, from beginners to advanced, in formal education settings and those looking to play for fun and their own personal development. Lessons are tailored around the individual. I am experienced in preparing students for ABRSM and Trinity grade examinations whilst maintaining a supportive, nurturing and fun environment for the student, allowing them to fulfil their fullest potential. Lessons can be delivered in person or online.

Ellie Steemson

Qualifications: B.Mus (Hons) MMus Guildhall School of Music and Drama 

Location: Fife, KY1

Telephone: 07900 926877

Email: ellie_steemson@hotmail.com

Website: www.fifesaxschool.com

Instruments taught: Saxophone, clarinet, flute & recorder

Styles taught: All styles including improvisation

Grades taught: Beginner to advanced

Checks undertaken: PVG checked & DBS member

Any other information: Experienced professional musician and educator. Previous teaching posts at Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, the University of St. Andrews and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Lessons available in-person and online, with a flexible and friendly approach to suit all ages and abilities.

Stewart Forbes

Qualifications: LTCL (saxophone) Trinity College London, BA (Music Studies), M.Mus (jazz) - Leeds College of Music/Leeds University

Location: Ayrshire and West of Scotland based, KA1

Telephone: 07792 837866

Email: stewartwforbes@hotmail.com

Instruments taught: Saxophones, clarinet & flute

Styles taught: Classical saxophone, clarinet and flute - special interest in jazz, RnB, 'rock n pop' - solo improvisation

Grades taught: To grade 8 TRinity & ABRSM (& jazz syllabuses)

Checks undertaken: PVG for local authority - schools work and PVG for RCS junior school (jazz saxophone & ensembles)

Any other information: Member of the GTCS (General Teaching Council Scotland). Member of the EIS (Educational Institute of Scotland). 40 years professional experience as a saxophone, flute and clarinet player in all styles. I have also played in all the major orchestras in Scotland and in the BBC Big Band & Concert Orchestra. I have taught and directed award-winning ensembles in schools, FE and University.

Kerry Lynch

Qualifications: SQA/ABRSM performance grades (flute, guitar & piano)

Location: Glasgow, G12

Telephone: 07780 358203

Email: music.kerrylynch@gmail.com

Website: www.jklduo.com

Facebook page: @jklduo

Instruments taught: Flute, classical guitar, piano & ukulele

Styles taught: Classical, jazz, Celtic & Latin American.

Grades taught: From beginners to Grade 8

Checks undertaken: Member of the PVG scheme (Disclosure Scotland)

Any other information: I have co-run the JKL DUO Studio in Glasgow for 4 years, teaching flute, guitar and piano to over 100 students. Prior to this I taught for The Glasgow School of Music, First Chord Music School and The Diane Mitchell Music School. I am also a Live Music Now Scotland artist and through them I have completed various CPD training courses such as 'Working with Vulnerable Adults - Dementia Friendly Concerts’ and ‘Working with Children with ASN’. In addition to this, I am represented by Classical Musicians Scotland (JKL DUO) and I am also a Tonebase - Flute ambassador.