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Miss Yvonne Paterson
Miss Yvonne Paterson

Biography

Born in Paisley, Yvonne Paterson began studying the flute with Sheena Gordon, at the Music School of Douglas Academy. She later graduated with a First Class Honours Degree from the Royal College of Music before completing a Masters with Distinction on a full scholarship at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

As a freelance musician, Yvonne performs with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia and the Orchestra of Scottish Opera. She has played guest principal for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with whom she has also recorded and performed live for BBC Radio 3 and BBC4.

As a chamber musician and soloist, Yvonne has performed in many recitals and concerto performances around the UK and further afield. Yvonne currently works regularly in a flute and guitar duo called “Duende”, a flute and piano duo with Scott Mitchell, and flute quartet, “Flutes en Route”. With “Duende” and “Flutes en Route” Yvonne performs regularly for the Live Music Now! scheme in recitals, community performances and education workshops. Yvonne has also played solo flute with pop group “McFly” on numerous television shows and their 2005 Wonderland Arena tour.

Competition and Scholarship successes include being a finalist in the 2009 Royal Over Seas League Wind, Brass and Percussion section, 2nd prize in the 2008 “Performing Australian Music Competition”, the RSAMD Governors’ Chamber Music Prize, the John McGregor Flute Prize for outstanding achievement, winner of the 2008 RSAMD Classical Concerto Competition, “Highly Commended” in the RSAMD Wind Governors’ Recital Competition, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust Award, Dewar Arts Awards, the Earl of Dalhousie Award, the EMI Music Sound Foundation Award and the Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship to travel to New York for lessons with Robert Dick.

Contact Yvonne

Address: Paisley
Strathclyde
PA2 6SR
Phone: 07764852685
Mobile: 07764852685
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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