Julie Oade ATCL LTCL

Flute

Julie Oade graduated from Huddersfield Polytechnic with a diploma in music having studied joint piano and flute. She then went to Manchester College gaining a certificate in Education with distinction in the principles of education. Julie played principal flute with Lancashire Schools Symphony Orchestra touring Denmark, USA, Canada & Sweden. She was also a member of the Merseyside Youth Orchestra under the direction of Sir Simon Rattle. Julie began her career as a class teacher for 5 years in Bootle, before going onto teach music privately in order to spend time with her children. Julie has performed widely herself. She has also enjoyed taking part in concerts at the Philharmonic Hall as a member of the Birkenhead School Choral Society.