Woodwind

The Woodwind Faculty has trained some of the finest orchestral players in the UK.

Through a programme of hugely varied opportunities – from one-to-one lessons with world renowned soloists to full symphony orchestra concerts – the department provides a thorough and rigorous experience to fully equip students with the essential skills to enter the music profession.

The Academy offers Principal Study on:

  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Saxophone

For study on recorder, please see Historical Performance

See also

Performance, the central driving force behind all Academy studies
Regent Scholarship Scheme

Contact

Alice Kelley, Department Administrator
Telephone 020 7873 7320 / Email woodwind@ram.ac.uk

Keith Bragg

Head of Woodwind: Keith Bragg

Principal Piccolo of the Philharmonia Orchestra

Head of Woodwind at the Royal Academy of Music since 2002

Has played for all the leading orchestras in the UK

Latest News

Academy at the Proms

23.04.2018

This year’s BBC Proms look as exciting as ever, with around 30 alumni, 13 staff and three current students featuring throughout the season

Latest Blog

Auditions 2016

01.12.2016

Advice for everyone auditioning for studies in 2017

Upcoming Events

Transforming Traditions free

Friday, 01.06.2018 18:00 - 19:30, Museum Piano Gallery

Noemi Gyori presents the UK premiere of arrangements of Beethoven’s ‘Les Adieux’ Sonata and Giuliani’s Grand duo concertant

Florence Woodbridge Bassoon Prize free

Monday, 11.06.2018 09:30, Henry Wood Room

A prize for solo bassoon, adjudicated by Alan Bush Lecturer Timothy Bowers.

Academy Bassoon Ensemble free

Wednesday, 13.06.2018 19:00, Angela Burgess Recital Hall

John Orford conducts a varied programme of original pieces and arrangements

Demons, Gods and Fairies: A Midsummer Celebration free

Thursday, 14.06.2018 13:05, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

The Academy Baroque Ensemble performs a summer programme of French and English music

Royal Academy of Music and Tokyo University of the Arts

Thursday, 21.06.2018 19:30, Duke’s Hall

A joint orchestra from both establishments will be performing in London, Oxford and Tokyo under esteemed conductor Trevor Pinnock, Principal Guest Conductor of the Academy Chamber Orchestra.

Royal Academy of Music and Tokyo University of the Arts

Friday, 22.06.2018 19:30, Sheldonian Theatre

A joint orchestra from both establishments will be performing in London, Oxford and Tokyo under esteemed conductor Trevor Pinnock, Principal Guest Conductor of the Academy Chamber Orchestra.

Flute Ensemble Concert free

Friday, 22.06.2018 18:00, Henry Wood Room

Kate Hill conducts Academy flute students in a programme of original works and arrangements

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