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Mr Robert Looman
Mr Robert Looman

Qualifications:
BMus (Hons), Royal Northern College of Music

Diploma of The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (DipABRSM, Flute)
Instruments: Flute
Piccolo
Music theory (incl. GCSE & A level)
Genre/Style(s): All (Classical, Jazz, etc.)
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


Notes:

Originally from Wiltshire, Robert began playing the flute aged seven. He went on to perform in various ensembles at county and national level before taking up a place at the Royal Northern College of Music, during which time he was a Royal Philharmonic Society Young Artist and prize winner at the British Flute Society Young Artist competition.

He studied with Richard Davis and Joanne Boddington, as well as performing in masterclasses for William Bennett, Peter Lloyd, Robert Winn and Jean-Louis Beaumadier. During his degree Robert spent a year studying abroad with Anders Ljungar-Chapelon at the Malmo Academy of Music in Sweden.

Robert now enjoys a varied career performing with orchestras such as the BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Hallé, Orchestra of Opera North, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Ulster Orchestra, among others. In addition to broadcasts for BBC television & radio, S4C and Classic FM, Robert performs regularly at many of the major British music festivals, including the BBC Proms, Aldeburgh, Cheltenham and Edinburgh, as well as having toured Europe and the Far East. He has recorded extensively for labels such as Deutsche Grammophon, Chandos, NMC, Naxos and Polyphonic.

Robert is the flute tutor for Yorkshire Young Musicians and Sheffield Music Academy and has taught at Manchester & Liverpool Hope universities in addition to education projects with the RNCM, RLPO and CBSO.

Contact Robert

Address: West Didsbury
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 2UU
Phone: 07771728403
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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