Catriona Bourne Swinton Hunter

Catriona Bourne Swinton Hunter is currently studying postgraduate flute performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire, with the support of a TCL Scholarship, Bibby Award Scholarship and a Michael Hirst Award Scholarship. She is also a Choral Scholar with the Trinity Laban Chapel Choir at the Old Royal Naval College. While at school Catriona was a UK Finalist in the Rotary Young Musician of the Year Competition, and she performed for Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Alexandra. Catriona read Music at University College, Oxford, where she was a Choral Scholar and Ensemble Isis Scholar. She then attained a PGCE and Master’s in Music Education at Magdalene College, Cambridge, where she received an Instrumental Award from the Faculty of Music and a Lincoln Award and Garrett Award from Magdalene College. In 2018, she attended Emily Beynon’s Neflac course as a Young International Professional. Catriona performed as a concerto soloist with Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra in March 2019 and as the flute soloist for a re-working of Saariaho’s flute concerto with Cambridge University New Music Ensemble. She additionally collaborated as a flute soloist with the Choir of St. John’s College, Cambridge on a performance of Bettinis’ Cedit Hyems. Catriona won the 2022 Harold Clarke Woodwind Competition at Trinity Laban and was a Highly Commended Young Artist at the 2022 Flutes in Tuscany course and concert series in Tereglio, Italy. She was a Finalist in the 2022 Trinity Laban Soloists’ Competition.

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