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Bryan, Katherine (flute)
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Katherine Bryan (flute)

Katherine Bryan made her concerto debut at the age of just 15 with Daniel Harding and the Orchestra of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and later made her U.S. concerto debut at the Lincoln Center with the Juilliard Orchestra. She has since performed as soloist with orchestras around the world. Katherine’s debut solo recording of the Nielsen and Liebermann Concertos, Poulenc Sonata (arr. Lennox Berkeley) and Hüe Fantasie was released in 2010 on Linn.

She studied at the Juilliard School, New York, and was a prize winner at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition, the Young Concert Artists International Competition in New York and was a finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year for three consecutive competitions. She was awarded the Julius Isserlis Scholarship by the Royal Philharmonic Society.

At the age of just 21, Katherine was appointed Principal Flute with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra; a position she holds today in addition to appearing as a concerto soloist with leading orchestras worldwide. She is currently a lecturer in flute at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, and has played as Guest Principal Flute with the London Philharmonic, BBC Scottish, Scottish Chamber, Royal Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, Halle, London Symphony and Philharmonia orchestras. Katherine has appeared at major international festivals as both concerto soloist and recitalist. She has given live broadcasts on Classic FM, BBC Radio 3 and BBC television.

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