Merryl Neille

Merryl Neille (DMA in flute performance, University of Michigan) has taught, researched and performed in South Africa, the Netherlands, Canada, the United States of America and Australia. Her eighteen-year long career as a professional flautist saw Merryl as principal flute of the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, guest principal flutist of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and a member of several international ensembles. As a composer, Merryl was a prize winner of the Flute Society of NSW Composition Competition for Winter Solstice for Flute and Piano (2020). She was commissioned to write Sighs and Silence (2021), Ladybird (2022) and Fireflies (2022) for Karen North's publications. Merryl has been a woodwind clinician at youth music programmes around the world, and teaches the flute and piano at the Lane Cove Cultural and Music Centre and online. Merryl is flute specialist and administrator at Flutes and Flutists in Northbridge.



Dance Troupes

Speech and Drama

Classical Vocals

Contemporary Vocals (Choirs, Pop and Musical Theatre)


String Instruments and Instrumental Ensembles

Wind Instruments