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Clare Jefferis (Flute, Piccolo, Flute Alto) Profile

Clare's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven Orchestra of Humanity, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, The New Professionals Orchestra, Worthing Symphony Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Opera Orchestra, Opera North Orchestra, Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Welsh Chamber Orchestra.
  • Shows: Oliver, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, Wicked.
  • Sessions: Isobel Griffiths.
  • Education Work: English National Opera Education / Baylis.

other items of interest …

BBC Philharmonic (7-month contral, 2nd flute. Extra work including Princ, 2nd, Piccolo and Alto), Philharmonia (Principal and 2nd Flute), Northern Sinfonia (Guest Principal), Opera North (extra work including Piccolo), Halle (extra work), Manchester Camerata (principal flute), British Philharmonic Orchestra (2nd Flute and Piccolo), English National Orchestra (2nd Flute and Piccolo), Welsh Chamber Orchestra (Principal), Opera Box (Principal Flute and Piccolo), London Opera Productions (Principal), Lancashire Sinfonietta (2nd Flute).

Clare's solo and chamber music experience includes:

  • 2008: Philharmonia, Music of Today series, Principal Flute
  • 2007-2008: New London Chamber Ensemble, concerts including: Leeds International Concert Season
  • 2007: LPO Future First ensemble, Purcell Room, 2nd Flute
  • 2005-present: Calderon Duo (flute and Guitar)): recitals at the RCM, National Gallery and International Guitar Festival at the Bolivar Hall of the Embassy of Venezuela. Tours and recitals in association with Live Music Now!
  • 2006: Malcolm Arnold Flute Concerto No 2: Malcolm Arnold Ensemble, The Derngate
  • 2006: Matagaras Trio: The Warehouse (Park Lane Group), The Space, London
  • 2005: Malcolm Arnold Flute Concerto No 2: Imperial College London String Orchestra

Training: Foundation Scholar at the Royal College of Music BMus (Hons) PGdip. Supported by: Solti Foundation, AHRC, Musician's Benevolent Fund and John Lewis plc.

Orchestral freelancer: English National Opera, BBC Concert Orchestra, Philharmonia, Northern Sinfonia, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Opera North

Theatre: 'Les Miserables' (deputy 2016-present), 'Wicked' tour (deputy 2013-2016), 'South Pacific' tour (deputy 2013), 'Oliver!' tour (2011-2013), 'The Secret Garden' (2009-2011)

Teaching: Professor of flute at Junior department of Trinity Laban, Wycombe Abbey and Prospect House School. Deputy teacher at Junior department of Royal College of Music.

Masterclasses / coaching: Hong Kong Flute Academy (working alongside Paul Edmund-Davies), ENO Baylis (GCSE and A level performance classes), Harrogate Flute Kitchen, Flutewise. Coaching includes: National Schools Symphony Orchestra, Junior RCM Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonia.

Outreach: Live Music Now artist (2004-2009), Music in Hospitals artist, Superact artist, ENO 'Opera Squad', Junior Trinity (various outreach projects). Classical children's concerts with: BBC Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Opera North.

Flight: Clare works alongside Abigail Burrows and Gareth McLearnon, performing with the trio worldwide. Venues include: Old Billingsgate, Westminster Abbey and Somerset House in London, Espace Hotel in Marrakech and Hôtel Hermitage in Monte Carlo.


Graduate studies

the Royal College of Music, BMus (Hons), PGDip, (2001-2006).

Prizes and Awards

  • Malcolm Arnold Concerto Competition prize winner (2006)
  • NYOS Staffa Award prize winner (May 2006)
  • AHRB Scholarship for postgraduate study (2005)
  • Assistant to the Artistic Directors of the Harrogate Flute Kitchen (2005, 2006)
  • Solti Foundation Award (2005)
  • Ian Fleming Award, Musician's Benevolent Fund
  • John Lewis plc. Award, RCM (2005-2006)
  • Foundation Scholarship, RCM (2001-2005)


Paul Edmund-Davies, Jaime Martin, Stuart Mcllwham.

Clare joined Morgensterns in August 2007

Clare's web profile was last updated 8th Feb 2019


Clare Jefferis (Flute, Piccolo, Flute Alto) Profile


Clare Jefferis (Flute, Piccolo, Flute Alto) Profile

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