Part-time postgraduate research student; research interest the consort music of William Byrd and the emergence of an idiomatic instrumental style in his textless consort music.

Anne recently moved to Edinburgh; she has taught music and the recorder in schools for over thirty years and conducts, adjudicates and arranges and composes music for the recorder. She has worked with adults for many years through the Society of Recorder Players, conducting, running workshops and organising national festivals. She studied music, education, piano and oboe at the Universities of Cambridge and London, renaissance music at Surrey University and the recorder with Ross Winters, Philip Thorby and Marion Scott. She is Joint Musical Director of the Edinburgh Society of Recorder Players and plays with the Arden Recorder Orchestra based in the Midlands.


Recorder and Music Magazine

Vol. 6 No 9   The Recorder and Bird Music (1980)

Vol. 7 No 11 The Recorder in Education in West Germany (1983)

Vol. 7 No.12 When Should We Begin? (1983)

Vol. 8 No. 6  The Role of the Recorder in the Primary School (1985)

Recorder Magazine

Vol. 14 No. 2  The Recorder and the National Curriculum (1994)

Vol. 14 No. 4  Sir Michael Tippet  (1994)

British Journal of Music Education

Vol. 2 No. 3  Music Teaching in the first years of schooling in West Germany, with particular reference to the state of Nordrhein Westfalen (1985)

Musician for a While; biography of Walter Bergmann pub. Peacock Press 2002

A revised edition of the Teacher’s Handbook for the Society of Recorder Players (2004)

Arrangements and compositions for recorder including Purcell Rondeau from Abdelazer and Stanley Trumpet Voluntary, pub. Hawthorn; Vaughan Williams Concerto Grosso for recorder orchestra and Fantasia Surrey Leaves (written for 2012 National Recorder Festival), Images of Japan, Elizabethan Reflections all pub. Peacock Press;