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Emma Halnan


  • RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra - Trial for Associate Principal (current)
  • English National Opera – Trial for principal piccolo (2017-2018)
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Trial for principal flute (2015-2016)
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • The Little Orchestra - principal
  • Glyndebourne Touring Opera “On the Road” Scheme for young professionals (2018)
  • Gabrieli Consort & Players
  • Music For Awhile (period ensemble led by Margaret Faultless)
  • Sinfonia Cymru

  • European Union Youth Orchestra - principal (2014-2016)
  • London Sinfonietta Academy - flute/piccolo
  • Zermatt Festival Academy, Switzerland
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment: Experience Scheme Participant
  • European Union Baroque Orchestra (2014-2016)

  • Flute and piano (with Daniel King Smith - since 2008):
    • Recitals include St. David’s Hall (Cardiff); Fairfield Hall; St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Bath International Music Festival; “Concerts in the West” Tour; recital at “La Cote” Flute Festival, Switzerland, Gower Festival, English Music Festival, St. John’s Smith Square
  • With Aurora Trio (Jordan Sian, viola; Heather Wrighton, harp - since 2012)
    • 2014/15 & 2015/16, Chamber Music Fellowship at Royal Academy of Music.
    • Recitals include Wigmore Hall, St. James’s, Piccadilly; Southbank Centre; Harrogate Festival & Live Music Now Artists; Concordia Foundation Artists

  • Karl Jenkins, Symphonic Adiemus, Decca (solo flute)
  • Marillion “With Friends from the Orchestra” 2018 sessions, 2019 release
  • Works for flute and piano, with Daniel King Smith (piano), demo CD
  • 2015, BBCSSO/Martyn Brabbins, Elgar: Enigma Variations, Hyperion A68101 (principal flute)
  • Michael Csanyi-Wills, Songs with Orchestra, Londamis Ensemble/Mark Eager, Toccata Classics
  • Brahms Waltzes arr. flute trio and piano, with William Bennett, Lorna Mcghee & John Lenehan (BEEP42)
  • Royal Academy of Music Soloists’ Ensemble, Bruckner Symphony No.2 (chamber arrangement), Linn Records

  • Flute teacher, Cambridge University
  • Flute tutor, Yorkshire Young Sinfonia
  • Adjudicator for the Final of the Harold Clarke Woodwind Prize, Trinity Laban Conservatoire
  • Deputy teacher at Junior Royal Academy of Music
  • Masterclasses given include Trinity Laban Conservatoire, Gower Festival, Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre
  • Chamber Music Teacher, Junior Royal Academy of Music
  • ‘Open Academy’ Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music (2014-2015)
  • Educational projects with the Aurora Trio including at RAM and Leeds College of Music
  • Flutewise staff (
  • Mini Mozart practitioner

  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Live on BBC Radio 3 & BBC 2), Reinecke Concerto (2010)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra (Broadcast on BBC Radio 2 “Friday Night is Music Night”), Rutter: Suite Antique (2010)
  • European Union Chamber Orchestra - Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto, Kings Lynn Festival. (2010)
  • London Mozart Players - Ibert: Flute Concerto, Fairfield Hall, Croydon (2014)
  • London Mozart Players - Mozart: Flute & Harp Concerto, St. Martin-in-the-Fields (2018)
  • Welsh Sinfonia - Ibert: Flute Concerto, Dora Stoutzker Hall, Cardiff (2013)
  • Croydon Symphony Orchestra - Ibert: Flute Concerto (2018)
  • Guildford Symphony Orchestra - Nielsen: Flute Concerto (2018)
  • Cyprus Sinfonia - Mozart: Flute and Harp Concerto at Saffron Hall (2016)
  • Dulwich Symphony Orchestra - Nielsen: Flute Concerto (2014)
  • University of London Symphony Orchestra - Nielsen: Concerto (2014)
  • London Charity Orchestra - Chaminade: Concertino at St. John’s Smith Square. (2010)
  • Sampson Orchestra, Cambridge - Borne: Carmen Fantasy (2017)
  • Hertfordshire Wind Sinfonia - Mower: Concerto for flute and wind orchestra (2012 & 2015)

  • Making Music's Philip & Dorothy Green Young Artists Award - Winner (2018-2020)
  • Croydon Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition - Winner (2017)
  • Sir Karl Jenkins/The Arts Club Classical Music Award, in association with Classic FM - Winner (2016)
  • City Music Foundation Selected Artist (2015/2016)
  • Kenneth Loveland Gift – Winner (2014)
  • Hattori Foundation Senior Award – Winner (2014)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund (2014/2015)
  • International Award Carl Reinecke (Italy) Senior Category - First Prize (2013)
  • Croydon Festival Concerto Competition - Winner (2013)
  • Royal Academy of Music Jonathan Myall Piccolo Prize - Winner (2013)
  • Royal Academy of Music Patrons Award - Finalist (2013)
  • Yamaha Music Foundation Europe Scholarships - Winner (2012)
  • Purcell School Fenton Leaver’s Award - Winner (2010)
  • BBC Young Musician Woodwind Category - Winner/Concerto Finalist (2010)

  • Royal Academy of Music, 1st Class BMus (Hons) & LRAM with Distinction (2010-2014)
  • Purcell School of Music (2008-2010)

Teachers: Robert Winn, Gitte Marcusson, William Bennett, Kate Hill, Helen Keen, Sophie Johnson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Patricia Morris, Anna Pope and Clare Southworth

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Flute, Baroque Flute, Piccolo