ABOUT

ABOUT

Hattie has worked as a session musician, soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, most recently on a number of short film and television scores with composer Chris White. She has performed with orchestras including the English National Ballet Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra. Since moving to Knebworth, Hattie has been the principal flute with the St Albans' Symphony Orchestra.

Hattie has performed a soloist with various ensembles and conductors, including John Gibbons and the Locrian Ensemble, in venues such as St Albans' Abbey and St Martin-in-the-Fields. Hattie has also performed as a regular deputy for the flute chair in the West End Shows Mary Poppins and The Far Pavilions, where she also used her recorder and ethnic flute talents!

Instruments

Hattie plays on a wonderful in-line flute by Edward Almeida, together with a Nagahara 14k headjoint. She also owns an Oston Brannen flute and a piccolo by Anton Braun. An avid collector of flutes of all kinds, Hattie also owns Moeck recorders of all sizes, Indian bansuri, Chinese membrane flutes, various panpipes and tin whistles (including a number of Chieftains) and a gorgeous cocobolo wood whistle by the wonderful Simon Styles of Weston Whistles.
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