Masterclass: Solo Flute Repertoire with Geoffrey Collins
We are seeking Expressions of Interest for advanced flautists to participate in an exclusive workshop with Australia Ensemble UNSW flautist Geoffrey Collins. Suitable for Intermediate - Advanced flute students.
Please note the masterclass will be unaccompanied. This workshop is only available to UNSW staff and students.
Up to 3 applicants will be selected for the masterclass. The Music Performance Unit will be in touch to confirm participants one week before, by COB on the 14th October.
The masterclass will be held on campus at UNSW Sydney. Selected applicants will be advised of the specific location.
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About Geoffrey Collins
Adelaide-born Geoffrey Collins studied at the Sydney Conservatorium with Nancy Salas (piano) and Victor McMahon, James Pellerite and Margaret Crawford (flute). In 1982, while lecturer in flute at the Queensland Conservatorium, he was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study in Europe with William Bennett, Michael Debost and Peter Lukas-Graf.
Geoffrey currently holds two positions: his long standing appointment as flautist with the Australia Ensemble @UNSW and principal flute with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Geoffrey has held a number of the country's most coveted flute positions, including associate principal flute and frequent guest principal with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and, for many years, principal flute with the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
A concerto soloist with most of Australia's leading orchestras, he has also played with such contemporary music groups as AZ Music, ACME, the Seymour Group, Flederman and the Sydney Alpha Ensemble. In 2002 he gave the Australian premiere of Christopher Rouse's flute concerto with the Adelaide Symphony orchestra. Recordings include Spinning (contemporary Australian works), the complete Mozart flute quartets with the Australia Ensemble and a duo recital with Australian harpist Alice Giles, Enchanted Dreams…Exotic Dances.