Georgiana Hughes - flute
Georgiana holds a master’s degree in Music in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a first class honours degree from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, She was generously supported in her studies by The Clemence Charitable Trust, Arts Council Wales, The James Pantyfedwen Foundation, The Aspinwall Educational Trust, Coats Foundation, Women’s Career's Foundation and was awarded the David Nicholson Flute Award for Travel and Study from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland upon graduating.
Whilst undertaking her studies, Georgiana took part in side-by-side schemes with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Opera and Red Note Ensemble and performed in a number of public masterclasses, including with Michael Cox, Adam Walker, Sir James Galway, Patricia Morris and Trevor Wye.
As well as performing, Georgiana has a keen interest in arts management and education work, being fortunate enough to have worked with a range of arts organisations including Cheltenham Festivals, Royal Opera House, ABO and RCS Juniors. Since graduating from her Master's in 2019, she has worked as Orchestra Coordinator for Scottish Opera, whilst teaching privately, with East Renfrewshire Council in Glasgow and Sistema Scotland. She regularly performs with the AMICUS Orchestra with whom she is also a member of the Board and is a performer for the Scottish Opera Memory Spinners Project, which is a series of workshops for people with dementia and their carers.
Georgiana is very excited to be working with Keys of Change, and to be able to contribute towards enabling children and young people the opportunity to learn, inspire and create music.