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Lindsey Fillingham

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About Lindsey

Flautist
Northolt
Flautist passionate about creativity, collaboration and communication. Looking for performing and outreach work in London.

Lindsey Fillingham was born in South Africa and read music at the University of Cape Town before moving to Manchester to obtain an MMus at the Royal Northern College of Music (2011). She has played with top orchestras including the Hallé, Orchestra of the Swan and the Cape Philharmonic, and has performed as a soloist with the Johannesburg Philharmonic and the University of Cape Town Symphony orchestras. Lindsey was a runner-up in the RNCM Ken Griffin Flute Prize and was selected to tour with the RNCM Symphony to Montepulciano. A versatile musician, Lindsey was the Director of Music at St James and Emmanuel Church before moving to London in 2013. Lindsey has directed and performed in her own production, 'Soundscapes of South Africa' at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Didsbury Arts Festival, International Youth Arts Festival and Camden Fringe Festival. Incorporating folk song, classical music, poetry and narration, this has been described as 'outstanding’ and ‘enthralling’. Lindsey continues to showcase the music of her homeland in various recitals and performances. Lindsey is also an active improviser and workshop leader. Her music leadership experience includes delivering improvisation workshops at the University of Cape Town, and leading teams with 'Prom Praise for Schools' introducing KS 1 and 2 children to the instruments of the orchestra.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Film / TV music, Opera, Musical theatre, Early music, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Medieval music, Renaissance, Fanfare, Folk, Traditional English folk, Traditional Scottish folk, Traditional Irish folk, Gospel, Easy listening, Light music, Experimental, Avant garde, Marching, Pop, Covers, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Klezmer, Polish music, Jewish music, German music, Cuban music, Australian music, African music, World music, Tango, Spanish music, Scottish music, Samba
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Event types:
Funeral / Memorial service, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Cruise, Burns night, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Arranger, Transcription, Fluent improviser, Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Community music worker
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Reviews

From customers:

Bryan F, 6 years ago

Lindsey delivered an outstanding performance of broadcast quality that enthralled a deeply responsive and appreciative audience.

Paul G, 8 years ago

Her recital was prepared to an extremely high standard, and was beautifully, and warmly presented.

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