Hattie has worked as
a session musician, soloist, chamber and orchestral musician,
most recently on a number of short film and
television scores with composer
Chris White. She has performed with
orchestras including the English National Ballet
Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra.
Since moving to Knebworth, Hattie has been the
principle flute with the
Albans' Symphony Orchestra.
Hattie has performed a
soloist with various ensembles and conductors,
and the Locrian Ensemble, in venues such as St
Albans' Abbey and St Martin-in-the-Fields. Hattie has also performed as a regular deputy for the flute chair in
the West End Shows Mary Poppins and The
Far Pavilions, where she also used her recorder
and ethnic flute talents!
Together with London
Flutes, an ensemble for four flutes, Hattie
performed and comissioned contemporary flute music. For
further information on the group please visit
our website www.londonflutes.com.
She also plays in the
Arniston Ensemble wind trio, and in a flute and
harp duo at weddings and functions.
She is an experienced flute tutor, and
for many years taught on the annual flute summer school A Breath of Fresh Air, run by the prestigious flautist Anna Noakes. She has also
taken masterclasses at Trinity College of Music, where she studied extensively on a scholarship.
Hattie now focuses
on her work
teaching at a
number of schools
North London, and
Ensemble for the
Mid Herts Music
Centre for whom
she has arranged a
number of popular
Hattie plays on a wonderful in-line flute by Edward
Almeida, together with a
Nagahara 14k headjoint. She also owns an Oston
Brannen flute, together with a piccolo by
Anton Braun and a
Sankyo alto flute. An avid collector of flutes
of all kinds, Hattie also owns (and plays!)
Moeck recorders of all sizes, Indian bansuri, Chinese
membrane flutes, various panpipes and tin whistles
(including a number of
Chieftains) and a gorgeous cocobolo wood whistle by the
wonderful Simon Styles of
See a review of Simon's whistles by the amazing
Tony Hinnigan here.
For further information please email