Australian flautist, Alyse Faith is an exciting and versatile performer. She is a prizewinner of several competitions in Australia and abroad.
Alyse was the winner of the Leslie Barklamb Flute Competition in 2018 and the winner of The Flutes in Tuscany Young Artist Award in 2019.
In 2023, Alyse is playing with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra as a casual and also plays regularly with the orchestra as an MSO Academy member (full-time). She also plays as a casual with Orchestra Victoria and plays regulary with the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic.
Alyse holds a Master of Arts in Performance degree from the Royal Academy of Music in London. She studied under renowned teachers William Bennett, Michael Cox and Patricia Morris. Her studies at the Academy were generously supported by the Bouddi Foundation for the Arts, The Ian Potter Cultural Trust and the PPCA Performers’ Trust Foundation. Alyse was Commended in the Royal Academy of Music J & J Brough Flute Prize 2019-20.
Alyse has performed with the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, Academy Opera Orchestra, University of London Symphony Orchestra and the Academy Manson Ensemble. She performed as principal flute on tour in China with the orchestra of the Australian International Opera Company. Alyse was selected as principal flute of the Australian Youth Orchestra and also the AYO fellowship program with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra in 2021. She has performed in the Australian Youth Orchestra and Momentum Ensemble in 2022.
Alyse has played in masterclasses for artists such as Emily Beynon, Emmanuel Pahud, Paul Edmund-Davies, Theis Roorda, Lorna McGhee, William Bennett and Michael Cox.
Alyse was born in Canberra, Australia in 1995. She began flute lessons at the age of 8 with her teacher Allyne Brislan who taught her for eleven years (2003-2013) at the Central Coast Conservatorium of Music in NSW, Australia. In 2012, Alyse earned the Associate in Music Diploma, Australia, in flute with Distinction (AMusA).
Alyse graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Honours), under Mardi McSullea, Margaret Crawford and Andrew MacLeod at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music (MCM) in 2017. Alyse performed in the University of Melbourne Symphony Orchestra of the MCM in 2014-18 and played principal flute with the orchestra on multiple occasions.
Whilst in Melbourne, Alyse was the winner of multiple awards including the prestigious Leslie Barklamb Flute Competition in 2018, as well as the winner of the Most Promising Wind or Brass Award in the Australian Concerto and Vocal Competition in 2017 and the winner of ‘The Talent’ 3MBS Fine Music Melbourne Audience Vote Performer of the Season award in 2016.
Alyse enjoys playing chamber music, currently in the flute and guitar duet, Alyse & Clancy. She is also an experienced flute teacher and holds an LRAM Teaching Diploma (Distinction) from the Royal Academy of Music, London.
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