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Taylor Maclennan


Professional Orchestral Experience

  • Royal Northern Sinfonia – principal flute (including trial 2021)
  • Scottish Ballet – principal flute
  • Scottish Opera – principal flute
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra – 2nd flute and piccolo
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra – 2nd flute and piccolo
  • New Adventures Orchestra – flute, piccolo and alto on UK tour of Matthew Bourne’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’
  • English National Opera – 2nd flute and piccolo
  • Northern Ballet  - 2ndflute and piccolo
  • London Concertante – principal flute and piccolo on UK tours
  • The Little Orchestra – 2nd flute and piccolo
  • The Woman in White (West End Show) – flute, piccolo and alto

 Orchestral Training

  • Southbank Sinfonia – co-principal for the 2018 programme
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra Pathways Scheme 2015-16
  • English National Opera Evolve Scheme 2013-14
  • Royal College of Music Symphony, Baroque and Chamber Orchestras 2010-17
  • Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra 2012

Chamber Music

  • Founding member of Explore Ensemble
    • Performances at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
    • Performances at Kings Place and St John’s Smith Square
    • Regular appearances on BBC Radio 3’s ‘New Music Show’
  • Berkeley Ensemble 2018
    • Performance at the Cheltenham Festival
  • Helios Collective
    • Performances of newly commissioned chamber operas
  • O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra
    • Performing at the Vattnäs Konsertlada Opera Festival, Sweden

Prizes and Awards

  • Recipient of a 2017 Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship
  • Recipient of the 2015 RCM Chamber Music Prize
  • Recipient of a Countess of Munster Musical Trust Award
  • Recipient of the 2014 RCM Flute Prize


  • Artist Diploma, Royal College of Music 2017 -Professors: Paul Edmund-Davies & Katie Bedford
  • Master of Performance, Royal College of Music 2014-16 - Flute Orchestral Performance (Distinction) - Professors: Paul Edmund-Davies, Daniel Pailthorpe
  • Bachelor of Music, Royal College of Music 2010-14 - Flute Performance (graduating with First Class Honours) - Professors: Simon Channing, Sue Thomas & Rachel Brown (baroque flute)
  • Erasmus Exchange, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki 2012 - Professors: Liisa Ruoho and Petri Alanko


  • Katie Bedford  - principal Flute, ENO
  • Daniel Pailthorpe - Co-Principal Flute, BBC Symphony Orchestra

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Flute, Alto Flute, Baroque Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo