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Katy Bircher

Job Role: Baroque Flute Tutor

Department: Woodwind


Katy Bircher is established as a specialist of early flutes and, as such, has worked with most of the UK based early music groups in repertoire ranging from Dowland to Wagner.


As a soloist she has performed in concerts across Europe, the United States and the Far East and gave the first performance and first recording of the newly discovered Il Gran Mogul concerto by Vivaldi.

As Principal Flute of the Gabrieli Consort and Players, Concerto Copenhagen and the Dunedin Consort, Katy has contributed to many award winning recordings and boundary breaking project.

Katy teaches baroque flute at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and the Centre for Early Music Performance and Research at Birmingham University, and has given masterclasses in the UK and abroad.

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