Flavia Hirte was born in Berlin and moved to the UK in 2006. She currently lives in London, working as a freelance flautist and teacher. She completed her Master's degree at the Royal College of Music with distinction in 2015, where she studying with Lisa Beznosiuk and Rachel Brown. As a Music Talks Scholar, her studies were supported by an Ian Evans Lombe Award as well as by the MBF Postgraduate Performance Award, the Seary Trust and the YLCE. Performing on both historical and modern flutes, Flavia is active across Europe as a chamber and orchestral musician.

Alongside her performances with Ensemble Molière, Flavia plays with two other chamber groups. Both Concord Winds and The Fattscheck Project focus on Classical repertoire and aim to promote neglected musical works. Alongside her degree she participated in a number of prestigious training programmes, including; the OAE Experience Scheme, Jeune Orchestre Hector Berlioz, Dartington Baroque Orchestra, AAM Workshop, Brighton Early Music Live!, Vadstena Academie and the European Union Baroque Orchestra.

As an orchestral musician she has played with groups such as The London Handel Orchestra, Oxford Baroque, The Bach Players, Florilegium, The Hanover Band, Gabrieli Consort&Players, The Brandenburg Baroque Soloists and Musica Saeculorum. Flavia has appeared as a soloist on a number of occasions, performing concertos at the Guildhall, the RCM and with the Amadè Players both in London and at the 2016 Tilford Bach Festival.

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