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Dr. Carla Rees

Carla Rees is an innovative flute player who works to expand the repertoire for her instruments through performance, research and interdisciplinary collaboration.

Her career incorporates solo work, chamber music, improvisation, telematic performance and recording, with a discography of nearly 30 albums (including NMC, Divine Art and Capstone) as well as for film, video games and radio. Recent international performances include in Germany, Italy, USA, Costa Rica, Japan and Brazil. Performing on Kingma System quartertone flutes and the baroque traverso, she has premiered several hundred works, many of which are published by her company Tetractys Publishing. She is Artistic Director of rarescale, a flexible-instrumentation chamber ensemble, with whom she has performed since 2003. A dedicated teacher, she is Professor of Low Flutes and Contemporary Flute at the Royal Academy of Music, leads an online music degree at the Open College of Arts and has taught masterclasses for flute players and composers at some of the world’s leading institutions. She has nearly 100 published arrangements and compositions for flutes of all sizes, including Nightsong for solo piccolo, which has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has received numerous international performances.