Alieza Bancroft

Flute & Recorder Tutor

Alieza has been teaching flute in Sheffield since 1991. She started learning flute at the age of 12 in a band class at school in Canada. She was involved in a wide variety of music at school including wind band, pit band and jazz ensemble in Canada and orchestra and choirs when she came to England for the 6th form. She holds a Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music in flute teaching.

Alieza has had a wide variety flute teachers, most recently studying with Clare Southworth. She has also been lucky enough to participate in Master classes given by some highly regarded flute players such as Ian Clarke and Michael Cox. She is very keen to stay up to date in developments in the flute world so regularly attends  flute courses and British Flute Society events. She also keeps up to date with developments in teaching by attending Associated Board events. As well as working for The Academy, she teaches privately and at Ashdell Prepatory School.

Alieza plays flute and piccolo with Sheffield Symphony and the Windstruments Flute Orchestra.

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