Alena Lugovkina – Flute & Piccolo (London, England)


Alena Lugovkina –   Flute & Piccolo (London, England)

The Philharmonia (Guest Principal Flute) (England, UK),

Visiting tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire,

Teaching assistant at the William Bennett International Summer School (London, UK).

Masterclasses and concerts in Italy, Germany, Chicago (USA), Canada, England, Portugal, Russia, Japan. Orchestral Experience:

2013 The Philharmonia (Guest Principal Flute) (England, UK) 2013 Trial with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Principal Piccolo) (Scotland, UK) 2013 Trial with the Royal Northern Sinfonia (Sub Principal Flute /Piccolo) (England, UK) 2013, 2012, 2011 Verbier Festival Orchestra (Switzerland) 2014-2012 Orpheus Sinfonia (Guest Principal Flute and Principal Piccolo) (England, UK) 2012 Trial with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Principal Flute) (Wales, UK) 2012 Konzerthausorchester Berlin (Sub-Principal ) (Germany) 2011-2012 Orchestra Academy Ossiach (Austria) 2011 Trial with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Principal Piccolo) (England, UK) 2012, 2011 Britten-Pears Orchestra (England, UK) (Principal Piccolo) 2011 London Mahler Orchestra (England, UK) (Principal Flute) 2011 Guildhall School of Music and Drama Symphony and Opera Orchestras (England, UK) 2010 Symphony Orchestra of Encuentro de Musica y Academia de Santander (Spain) 2007-2011 Royal Academy of Music Symphony and Chamber Orchestras (England, UK) 2005-2007 “Gnesins Virtuoses” Orchestra (Russia)

Awards: 2014: Associate of the Royal Academy of Music 2014: Kirckman Society chamber award with Atéa wind quintet 2013: Exceptional Talent Tier 1 visa, UK (endorsed by Arts Council England) 2012: MMSF Philharmonia Award, Hattori Foundation Award, June Alison Woodwind Award 2011: The Leverhulme Trust scholarship, MMSF Philharmonia Award, Land Kärnten Award, Irene Burcher Prize, Paddy Purcell Award, Jonathan Myall Piccolo Prize 2010: “Wolfson Foundation Award”,“A F Trust Award” , Finalist – Wigmore Award, Larry Adler Award, Top Wind Flute Prize – Winner, All Flutes Plus Prize – Very Highly Commended 2009: “Elizabeth Spater Award”,“Jo Weinberg Award” 1st Prize at the Royal Academy of Music competition “J&J Brough Prize”, UK 1st Prize at the 13th International Flute Competition “Friedrich Kuhlau”, Germany 2008 1st Prize at the British Flute Society’s Eleventh Performance Plus Competition, UK Sebastian Bell award at the British Flute Society’s Silver Jubilee Competition, UK 2007-2011: Royal Academy of Music a full Scholarship  

Highlights of Flute Performing Experience: 2016 Masterclass and concerts in Italy 2015 Wigmore Hall Recital by Atéa wind quintet as part of winning Kirckman Society audition 2014 Solo concerts in Chicago, USA 2014 Solo concerts and masterclass in ESMAE, Porto, Portugal 2014 Solo concerts in Russia 2014 Concert of British contemporary music “Number Ones” with Atéa wind quintet and Riot ensemble. Supported by Arts Council of England 2014 Concert in Bridgewater Hall with Atéa wind quintet 2013 Chamber concert tour with Atéa wind quintet in Prague and other cities of Czech Republic 2013 Contemporary music educational concert with Arts Classics Artists ensemble, Russia 2013 BBC PROMS with BBC Scottish Symphony (Principal Flute, Principal Piccolo) 2013 Recital at the First Canadian Flute Convention 2013 Solo concert tour in Japan 2012, 2010,2008 Solo recitals at the Concert Hall at the RNCM, British Flute Society’s Convention, Manchester 2011 Shared recital with Denis Bouriakov (Principal Flautist of Metropolitain Opera Orchestra) London 2010 Shared recital with Emmanuel Pahud (Principal Flautist of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra) at the British Flute Society’s Convention, Manchester 2010 Solo with Chamber Orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music at Kings Place, London 2011,2010 Appearance as a soloist in the Wigmore Hall 2009 Solo recital at the 37th Annual National Flute Association Convention, New York 2007 Performed as a soloist with Moscow Chamber Orchestra and Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra  

Teaching: 2012-present – Visiting tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire as part of Atéa wind quintet being Associate Ensemble in Residence (ATÈA leading classes, coaching, workshops, judging of competitions and working with wind, brass and composition department) 2014 – Masterclasses in ESMAE (Porto, Portugal) 2011 Teaching assistant at the William Bennett International Summer School (London, UK) flute