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16th-21st August 2020

Image courtesy of Altus Flutes, Japan


Thank you for looking at the Oxford Flute Summer School website. We are still taking bookings for the course this year in the hope that we can run as usual. If we have to cancel due to COVID-19 we will give a full refund of your deposit and offer you the chance to attend OFSS 2021 instead.


Sally-Anne Goodworth

Sally Goodworth

Sally studied at the RNCM and Manchester University before gaining an M.Mus in Performance at Reading University. She performs for music societies and festivals all over Britain with a flute, oboe and piano trio. Sally is currently employed at Brunel University where she teaches piano, coaches chamber music, directs a vocal ensemble, accompanies performances and is musical director for the annual music theatre production. At Reading University she teaches and accompanies and has recently been appointed as piano mentor for the MTPP course. Sally works as an accompanist for the Berkshire Young Musicians Scholarship Scheme and she teaches piano at RAF Uxbridge.


Radim Pancocha

Radim studied at the Conservatory Kromeriz, Janacek Academy in Brno and Stavanger College in Norway and during his studies participated in masterclasses in London, Weimar and Paris. In 1998 he won first prize in the Anglo-Czechoslovak Music Competition in London and was a member of a prizewinning piano trio in Stavanger Chamber Music Festival. His varied career includes work as a soloist with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra, as a recitalist and duo recitalist with international soloists such as Robert Winn, Denis Bouriakov, Janos Balint and Clara Novak. He currently works together with his wife Libuse, as pianist for Brno Philharmonic Orchestra and Lecturer at JAMU and the Brno Conservatoire.


Richard Shaw

There is insufficient space here to mention all the distinguished musicians and singers with whom pianist Richard Shaw has collaborated. He is a specialist in Chamber Music and accompanying and is staff accompanist at the Royal Academy of Music. He has a vast knowledge of the flute repertoire having worked as official accompanist for numerous flute conventions, competitions, recitals and recordings. Over a number of years, he has given generously of his time to young flautists, offering the same level of musical integrity and respect to the most inexperienced player as he does to professional musicians, literally accompanying each one on whatever musical journey they are making.