Amy was appointed as principal flute of the Royal Northern Sinfonia last year. She enjoys performing a variety of chamber music and orchestral repertoire and, outside of RNS, has recently appeared as guest principal flute with orchestras including the Philharmonia, London Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. As a soloist Amy was awarded first place in the British Flute Society’s Young Artist competition 2017. Amy works regularly with pianist Seungwon Lee: recent performances include a recital at the Wigmore Hall following their success in the Royal Academy of Music Patron's Award Competition. In summer 2017 she participated in Lars Vogt's chamber music festival ‘Spannungen’ in Heimbach, Germany.
Amy completed her Masters at the Royal Academy of Music in July 2017. Whilst at the Academy she studied the flute with Michael Cox and Karen Jones as well as piccolo with Pat Morris. She graduated with distinction and a DipRAM award and several prizes including the Woodwind Finalists’ Prize and the HRH Duchess of Gloucester Prize for exemplary studentship. Amy's studies at the Academy were generously supported by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music and the Martin Musical Scholarship Fund.
Prior to this Amy studied for her undergraduate degree at the Royal Northern College of Music with Laura Jellicoe, Jo Boddington and Richard Davis. Highlights from her time at the RNCM include performing a concerto with the RNCM Chamber Orchestra and winning competitions including the Flute Prize and Gold Medal Award. Amy also enjoyed playing with the RNCM orchestra in Montepulciano as part of the Cantiere Internationale d’Arte.