James Wilson flute
Born in 1991, James Wilson studied at Leeds College of Music with Martyn Shaw graduating in 2013. In 2012, James was winner of the Mrs Sunderland Musical Festival, Harrogate Competitive Festival for Music, Speech and Drama and East Coast Young Musician of the Year. He is a Fellow of the Victoria College of Music in flute teaching. James has taken part in masterclasses with the Apollo Saxophone Quartet, Belinda Gough, Kevin Gowland, Ian Mullin and Kate Hill.
Performances as a soloist have included the 1901 Arts Club and Steinway Hall in London. As an orchestral player, James has appeared with numerous LCoM ensembles, Leeds Symphony Orchestra, and the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra. Until 2013, James was principal flute of the Derbyshire City & County Youth Orchestra. James has performed live for BBC Radio 4 and is a previous beneficiary of the Oxford Flute Summer School Bursary.