Flute Courses, Clarinet Courses and Saxophone Courses for Adult and Student Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone players.

Professional Development

Intensive tuition


Nicholas Foster GNCM ISM

Julie Wright B.ED Hons. ARCM LGSM  ISM

Booking Form Adults


Eastgate, Stanhope, County Durham 

March 3rd – 6th  A Musical Retreat for Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone 

March 6th – 9th   A Musical Retreat for Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone 

 Blithfield Barns, Admaston,  Staffordshire 

March 31st – April 6th 2023

2 consecutive courses

Suits those seeking personal or professional development and exam preparation. 

Thank you for laying on such an enjoyable experience. The results of the course have been extraordinary….My playing has gone up a notch or two. JC Devon, March 2019

Julie teaching a saxophone player her first notes on the flute and demonstrating basic practices and principles

Please select any venue from the links below and we will advise the suitability for your level of professional development. Some courses cover multi instruments and others just single study. Playing levels vary from just a few notes to advanced.

Professional Development Courses
practising teachers and intending teachers…..presented by teachers who are specialists in music education
We can also visit your School, College or University as Visiting Artists.






Nicholas Foster GRNCM. MISM

 Professional Soloist, Orchestral Player and Teaching Specialist

Julie Wright ARCM LGSM B.Ed Hons MISM

 Flute and Piccolo Specialist and Teacher of International acclaim

Julie and Nicholas are a high profile and dynamic team of professional musicians and educators with over 30 years of combined experience.
Professional Development opportunities are available on many of their courses, either for first study instrumentalists or for those needing intensive coaching, or rudimentary techniques on flute, clarinet or saxophones as second or third instruments. Benefit from our wide experience teaching beginners, improvers and advanced students, Adults and Teachers. We are happy to share all our knowledge base, tips, tricks and techniques. Plenty of time for those relaxed chats around the table or at the pub too!

Julie and Nick at work with students – we are more than happy to share our expertise

Please ask and we will create a bespoke programme for you on any course.
Other instrumentalists and non players are also welcome to attend our professional development sessions.

We host teacher training sessions, seminars and consultations, giving up to the minute advice for instrumental teachers both in private practice or in an educational establishment.
In addition to our expertise,we also offer the use of their own musical arrangements – a wide-ranging, inspirational and original catalogue of over 300 titles.
Both musicians have a varied performance and teaching career worldwide and use this widely acclaimed experience to help you create, plan, budget for, and structure a musical event or teaching practice/department.

From the Beginning or Back to Basics …..
Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone Courses for the non specialist to learn the basic skills or to refresh those fumbling fingers !
Please look at our list of venues and we can create a bespoke programme specifically for your needs.
We can go right from the basics and give you a check list of important points for teaching an instrument that is not your speciality….
Suits those teaching multi instruments in a school situation.