Elizabeth performs regularly on her baroque, 8 keyed and modern flute, performing solo recitals, working in ensembles and orchestras throughout the UK, Europe, America and Canada.
Elizabeth has a new solo recital programme, which includes her fresh and original take on modern flute compositions performed on baroque flute – including Debussy Syrinx
Elizabeth and Rachel Beckett are recording the complete Sonatas for 2 Baroque flutes by W.F.Bach in April 2022, with concerts planned from the Autumn on 11 November 2021 at Benslow.
She continues to perform concerts on her Louis Lot, Flutemakers Guild and Pearl Flute with her accompanist, Richard Shaw.
Elizabeth is an Artist for Pearl Flutes. In this role, she has made numerous visits, offering guidance and support, and recorded promotional videos for various specialist woodwind shops throughout the UK.
Continuum perform a variety of exciting and varied programmes of baroque music for flute, cello and harpsichord on original baroque instruments or accompanying Elizabeth’s beautiful wooden ‘modern’ FMG flute. Described by Peter Woolf in ‘Musical Pointers’, “She plays on a modern flute (Seeley, 1960s) but with every regard to 18 C practice; intimate tone, varied articulation, sparing vibrato and ornamentation”. They…
Festive Flutes formed in 1985 at the Guildhall School of Music and gained instant success on the ‘X Factor’ show of the day, ‘Opportunity Knocks’ dressed as bumble bees! Since then they have performed together in major festivals and venues in the UK and abroad as well as leading workshops in schools and at flute conventions. Highlights include performing and leading…
My Louis Lot flute no. 435 was made in 1859 and is a rare early example of what has become the modern flute. However, this flute is wooden, conically bored, ring keyed, and uses the Boehm system with a Dorus G#. It is in immaculate condition, suffering no adjustments or modifications. With the pianist Richard Shaw we have performed at Hatchlands,…
With Silver Birch, flautists Elizabeth Walker and Sarah Murphy explore the rich repertoire for two flutes and piano, including Elizabeth’s own arrangements of Mendelssohn’s ‘Song without Words’ now published by Alry Publications. Elizabeth and Sarah met as young musicians at the junior Royal College of Music and continued their musical journey together as graduates at the Guildhall School of Music, where they…