Anna Noakes


Professorial Staff - Flute

Area of work

Wind, Brass & Percussion Department

Contact details


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Music, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444




Anna Noakes has performed at the QEH, Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician as well as at many of Britain’s most respected Festivals, such as Cheltenham, Brighton, Leicester, Salisbury, City of London and Dartington and her playing has inspired composers such as Simon Holt, Martin Yates, Cecilia McDowall, Elgar Howath and Martin Butler to write for her. Anna broadcasts for BBC Radio3 and Classic FM and works as Guest Principal Flute with the LPO, Philharmonia, RPO, the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House and ENO’s together with ECO, Northern Sinfonia, CLS, Locrian Ens and Britten Sinfonia. She is also in demand to record the music for Film and TV, scores that include, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, James Bond, Lord of the Rings, Stardust, Hugo, Arthur, Chicken Run, Golden Compass, Black Swan, Narnia series, Harry Potter, Shrek, Da Vinci Code, Bridget Jones and Love Actually to name a few. Anna has given masterclasses for BFS, RNCM, GSMD, DIC Dublin, Cork School of Music and is currently the woodwind coach for both World Youth Orch, TL symphony Orch and CUMS.

Creative Outputs

Anna has recorded numerous CDs featuring solo and flute chamber music for ASV, Naxos, Dutton Epoch and Guild and Kingdom, receiving Gramophone Magazine's coveted 'Critics Choice' a number of times. She also broadcasts for BBC Radio3 and Classic FM.

External appointments

Anna is a founder member of the South American Folk Ensemble 'INCA' and is Artistic Director of the Yoxford Arts Festival, now in its ninth year.

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