Derek Galloway

Initially studying with Shei Laing and Stewart Forbes at school Derek continued his studies at Napier University Edinburgh with Sheila Cochrane, and later with Sheena Gordon (Scottish Chamber Orchestra). He has been fortunate to have attended and played in master classes with such players as Wissam Boustany, David Nicolson, Lorna McGhee, Paul Edmond-Davis, Peter Lloyd, Ian Clarke and Sir James Galway. Derek played professionally for many years and was founder member and played with "Zonda Flutes" an award winning flute trio based in Glasgow. He also played flute with "Glasgow Wind Band one of Europe’s premier symphonic wind orchestras, until re-locating to Australia in 2008. Since moving to Australia Derek has quickly established himself as a popular music educator and flute teacher. He teaches in Sydney schools and is in demand as a flute tutor and ensemble coach. He is also guest conductor with various ensembles and has a private teaching studio in Lane Cove. In 2010 Derek launched "Flute Connections" an organisation that provide professional flute workshops and events in NSW. He also owns and runs Syrinx Music a specialist flute and woodwind print music shop in Lane Cove. Derek is an Associate of Trinity College of Music London and has a Diploma in Music from the Open University, he is also a Bodyminded practitioner. Derek is the NSW representative of the "British Flute Society”, and is a committee member of "The Flute Society of NSW. He also appeared in the Baz Lurhman movie the Great Gatsby.



Dance Troupes

Speech and Drama

Senior Vocals

Modern Vocals Pop and Musical Theatre


String Instruments

Wind Instruments