Sponsored by The South West Flute Festival

Okehampton Flute Choir!

A lively new flute choir featuring exciting repertoire and an enthusiastic attitude!

Spring term first rehearsal - Wednesday 16th January , 7.30-9.30pm.

Then every Wednesday evening fortnighly. The cost is £20 for the term. All music and refreshements will be provided, you just need to bring yourself, a music stand, your flute/s and flutey enthusiasm.

At Fairplace Church, Okehampton (Gratton Hall).

Along Oke high street, take the turning by NatWest bank and its opposite the Post Office. Entrance round the RH side.

We recommend grade 5 standard and over 16 years old.

If you would like to come and join in, it would be helpful to let us know so please contact...Kym or Mel

MD - Mel Orriss

Mel studied at Chetham's School of Music and then at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Peter Lloyd and Kathryn Lukas. As a student she was a semi-finalist in the BBC's Young Musician of the Year Competition and also toured with the European Community Orchestra.

In 1999 Mel swapped the hectic pace of life as a London musician for an equally hectic life as a musician in Devon! She now enjoys a varied, diverse and exciting career as a teacher, performer and arranger.

She performs in a wide variety of ensembles and orchestras throughout the South-West, including Festive Flutes the Pink Champagne Quartet and at the other end of the scale The Fabulous Good Time Party Boys. She also arranges music for flutes and other chamber ensembles, conducts The Tavistock Orchestra and is joint founder of Wonderful Winds.