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Fergus Davidson

Flute

Instruments:   All flutes, piccolo, Indian Bansuri, Chinese Bamboo, Mexican Quena, Panpipes, Whistles

Orchestral Experience ~ Principal flute:
Hallé
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Scottish Opera
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Manchester Camerata
Scottish Ballet
Rambert Ballet
Northern Ballet
English National Ballet

Orchestral Experience ~ Principal piccolo and sub-principal flute:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Royal Opera House Orchestra

London Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra  
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Welsh National Opera
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Northern Sinfonia
Britten Sinfonia
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Sinfonia 21
English National Ballet

Recitals:
Wigmore Hall recital with Camarilla Ensemble                             (2009)

Education:                                          
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama:                          (1982-1986)

                BA Music Performance
                Certificate of Post-graduate Studies

Teachers
                Flute:                      David Nicholson (former principal flute SCO),
                                                Richard Chester (former principal flute SNO)
                Piccolo:                  Sheena Gordon (former sub-principal/piccolo SCO)

Awards
                John McGregor flute prize                                                 (1986)
                Leche Award                                                                        (1986)

Master-classes and Concertos
                Geoffrey Gilbert master-classes                                         (1985 & 1986)
                Prokofiev flute sonata                                                         (1985)
                Salieri flute and oboe concerto                                          (1986)   

University of London Goldsmiths' College

National Centre for Orchestral Studies:
                Diploma
in Orchestral studies                                             (1986-1987)

Compositions:
                ‘Briefcase’                            A film by James Eaves                       (August 2004)
                Polar Express (ballet)          Sydney City Youth Ballet                  (December 2006)
                Flute Concerto No. 1                                                                         (August 2008)
                ‘Iniquity’                               A film by James Eaves                       (March 2009)

Referee:
Katherine Baker                                  Principal Flute of Hallé orchestra

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Instruments
Flute, Alto Flute, Chinese Bamboo Flute, Ethnic Flutes, Indian Flute, Pan Pipes, Piccolo, Whistles