Abigail Burrows is a busy freelancer, working with numerous London orchestras and West End shows.
She also teaches at The Purcell School.
Her creative teaching style has earned her an international reputation and she has been a guest tutor at flute festivals, courses and events across Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and North America.
As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed extensively throughout the UK, playing at concert venues including The Southbank, Wigmore Hall, LSO St Luke's, Cadogan Hall, The Anvil, Birmingham Symphony Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields, and Bridgewater Hall. Career highlights include playing the solo flute part of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no.5 with The Philharmonia (Switzerland tour), tours of Russia (soloist with the Novgorod Philharmonic Orchestra) and Germany (guest solo artist with the New English Singers, performing Bach Sonatas in Hallé, Dresden, Berlin and Bach’s Thomas Kirche in Leipzig), and an invitation to play at a Jethro Tull concert at The Barbican, performing a duet with the legendary rock-flautist Ian Anderson.
Commercially, she has worked with artists ranging from Andrea Bocelli to Pete Tong, and played at music festivals including Latitude, End of the Road, and Glastonbury. She has recorded in many of London’s studios for labels including Sony, Universal and Decca classics, and playing on numerous TV and Film soundtracks.
In the pit, she has held chairs on the UK Tours of Les Misèrables, Wicked and The King and I as well as Oliver! (Curve Theatre, Leicester), Flowers for Mrs Harris (Sheffield Crucible and Chichester Festival), Fiddler on the Roof (Chichester Festival), and played flute and recorders on Pinocchio at the National Theatre.
Abbie studied with Michael Cox, Robert Winn and fellow Junior Academy professor Anna Pope.