Sally Beck

Biography


Biography
Sally is a freelance flautist and flute teacher based in Cologne, Germany.  Born in the UK, Sally studied for her Bachelors degree at the Royal Academy of Music and has appeared with orchestras including BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Neue Philharmonie West Falen, La Orquesta Filharmonica de Santiago and London Contemporary Orchestra. After time spent as an Artist in Residence at the Banff Centre, Canada, Sally moved to Cologne to study for a Masters degree at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln where, alongside orchestral performance, she continued to develop her interest in the performance of contemporary music, founding the contemporary music ensemble BRuCH in 2013.

As a performer Sally focuses on chamber music and enjoys exploring different styles of music, feeling at home playing modern and folk music as well as traditional classical repertoire.  Teaching forms an important part of Sally's work and since 2016 she has been on the teaching faculty at the Hochschule Für Musik und Tanz Köln. She also works as an examiner of Grade Exams for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.

Projects


BRuCH

Ensemble for Contemporary Music

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Meticharos

Folk music from around the world

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Duo Noble

Flute duet

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Music Player


Teaching


Sally has many years of experience teaching the flute to students of wide-ranging ages and abilities.  She has taught privately and in music schools in both England and Germany and also enjoys leading music workshops and student ensembles. Whether teaching complete beginners or more experienced flute players Sally's approach to teaching is very personable, always focusing on the individual and tailoring tuition to suit each student's learning needs and musical tastes.

Sally has been on the faculty at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln since 2016 where she teaches flute to students studying music pedagogy.  She also teaches pupils of all levels privately in Köln. From beginners to advanced students preparing for university entrance exams, all enthusiastic students are welcome!  Please do not hesitate to make contact for more information.
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