CLARE SOUTHWORTH GRNCM PPRNCM Hon ARAM Professor of Flute at the Royal Academy of Music International Miyazawa Artist Clare Southworth enjoys a highly successful and varied career as performer, teacher and author, and is a well-known figure on the International flute scene. Clare's many prizes include, International First Prize Winner of America's National Flute Association Competition, and Prize Winner of the Madeira International Flute Competition. Clare was formerly Principal Flute with Aquarius, with whom she made several commercial recordings, and has worked with many leading orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia, Halle and ECO. She has recorded two acclaimed CD's, Sonatas and Classic Touch. Clare is in great demand as a performer and master class presenter, and has regular invitations to perform in Europe, America, Japan and for International Flute Festivals. Clare is recognized as one of the country's leading flute teachers and was Professor of Flute at the R.N.C.M. for 17 years. She is now Professor of Flute at the Royal Academy of Music. Her books "Flute Aerobics", "Light Aerobics" and "Sequentials" have become best sellers. Clare has directed her own summer school for the last 18 years. Clare is a Miyazawa International Artist. The Flute Sonata CD is a showcase for four of the major works for flute and piano. Performed with Clare's accompanist Tim Carey, this is a recording demonstrating a performance of distinction, of emotional integrity and passion.