Upcoming Events

Masterclass with Kathryn Moorhead

The Flute Society is excited to be hosting a masterclass for secondary school flute students with Kathryn Moorhead.

Details: Sunday, November 6th 2022

2 pm to 4 pm

Unley Uniting Church

187 Unley Road, Unley

For secondary school students of approximately AMEB Grade 7 standard and above

One work/movement/section to be performed up to approximately 6 minutes

Applications due: October 23

Selected performers to be notified by October 25

Performance fee: $30

Application form (for performers): https://forms.gle/cmomqZozRhkn5xEh7

Performers must be current financial members of The Flute Society of South Australia

Performers to provide their own accompanist if required

Audience: Open to the public. Free for Flute Society members, Entry by donation for non-members

Artist Biography

Kathryn has recently returned to Adelaide to teach flute at the Elder Conservatorium of Music. Prior to this, she was the Associate Principal Flautist of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra for over 15 years and was a Teaching Artist at the University of Auckland. She has a wealth of orchestral experience, having also performed with the Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Tasmanian and Netherlands Symphony Orchestras, the Hong Kong and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestras, the Adelaide Chamber Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria.

Kathryn has a strong interest in chamber music and has performed at International Arts Festivals in Melbourne, Auckland, Brisbane, Aberdeen and London. She has toured with the Koru Wind Quintet for Chamber Music NZ and will soon release a CD with the NZ Trio. Kathryn has appeared as a recitalist at the National Flute Association Convention in Washington DC and the Australian Flute Festival. She has sat on juries for the NFA Orchestral Audition Competition (USA), the Australian Young Artist Competition and Leslie Barklamb Scholarship. 

Kathryn has a PhD in Music from the University of Adelaide where she received the Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. She undertook postgraduate studies with Andreas Blau from the Berlin Philharmonic, Leon Berendse from the Netherlands Philharmonic and Harrie Starreveld at the Amsterdam Conservatorium.

Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship and David Cubbin Memorial Competitions

Sunday, October 23, from 3 pm
Unley Uniting Church,

187 Unley Road, Unley

Audience entry by gold coin donation

3pm – Carolyn White Memorial Scholarship

Open to young flautists aged fifteen years or under on October 23, 2022

Adjudicator: Kathryn Moorhead

First Prize $250
Second Prize $100

Competition Rules: https://shorturl.at/fCFS8

4:30 pm – David Cubbin Memorial Competitions

Section A: Senior Secondary Students 16 years and over on October 23, 2022

Entrants are required to perform their own choice of contrasting works
on a C Concert Flute.

Time limit: 8-11 minutes

Adjudicator: Lisa Gill
First Prize $200
Second Prize $100 – Sponsored by Tim Svenson

Section B: Open to non-professional flautists 30 years and under on October 23, 2022

Entrants are required to perform their own choice of contrasting works
on a C Concert Flute.

Time limit: 15 minutes
Adjudicator: Lisa Gill

First Prize $500
Second Prize $150

Competition Rules: https://tinyurl.com/ytbprkfe


The Flute Society Program is broadcast on Saturday mornings at 10 am.  5MBS is located at 99.9 on the FM Band.

The Flute Society Program can be heard as a podcast at http://www.5mbs.com/series/flute-society/.

The theme music used for the Flute Society Program is Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, played by Sir James Galway, flute, with Hiro Fujikake, synthesizer.