Wellness Day - Sarah Newbold, Niall O'Riordan

14th October 2018, Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, SO50 5ZA

Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. Wellness is more than being free from illness, it is a dynamic process of change and growth. As a flute player, come and experience different ways to incorporate wellness into your flute playing. The day will be led by flautists Sarah Newbold and Niall O'Riordan. There will be flute playing throughout the day as well as sessions on bodymapping, Feldenkrais, yoga and pilates.

Non-flute players are also invited to attend and can experience yoga, pilates, bodymapping and Feldenkrais.

Tickets are £25 (flute players) £20 (non flute players) available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/hampshiremusic

This day is supported by Just Flutes who will be on site with their travelling shop full of flutes, accessories and sheet music.

Suggested timetable ***subject to change before the event***
10am - registration

10.30am - class 1 - bodymapping with a flute focus (Sarah)

11.30am - break - non-flute players registration opens

11.45am - class 2 - yoga (Gemma) or flute masterclasses (Sarah / Niall)

12.45pm - lunch

1.15pm - class 3 - Pilates (Hannah) or flute technique (Niall)

2.15pm - break

2.30pm - class 4 - Fledenkrais (Niall) or flute choir (Sarah)

3.30pm - final play through / Q&A session, end of day for non-flute players

4pm - end of day

About the Artists

Sarah Newbold is a member of the Academy of St.Martin in- the- Fields and the New London Orchestra and formerly of both Welsh National Opera and the London Philharmonic, as a freelance player she works with most of the orchestras in Great Britain. A keen chamber musician Sarah is a member of Cardiff Winds, Dragonfly and Alvor Ensemble.

As a freelance flautist Sarah is able to work in a variety of musical styles ranging from opera, symphony and chamber orchestras, chamber music and recitals, to film sessions and some period instrument work.

Teaching plays an important part in Sarah's musical life; she has been a professor of flute at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama since 1989. In collaboration with Ian Clarke she redesigned the technical requirements for the woodwind at the Guildhall School, this has led to invitations to present workshops at the "Reflective Conservatoire" conference at the Barbican, London and also "Professional Development" Seminars in Finland and Norway.

In addition, since September 2010 Sarah has been a professor of flute at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Together with Zoe Smith, piano, she is director of the Llangenny Flute Summer School which has run annually since 2008.

Sarah is a regular coach for the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and for the I-Culture orchestra in Poland. She is sought after as an adjudicator and examiner, regularly gives masterclasses and recitals in Britain and recently in Norway, Greece, Finland, Ireland and France.

Sarah Newbold studied the flute with Atarah Ben Tovim and Alan Lockwood at Huddersfield Polytechnic and with Peter Lloyd at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, she completed her studies at the National Centre for Orchestral Studies.

Sarah is a Licensed Andover Educator teaching the art of movement in music (Body Mapping) and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.