Abigail Burrows has been a guest artist for numerous flute events and courses across the UK, Germany, Hong Kong, Kenya, Slovenia, Croatia and Australia; leading masterclasses, flute choirs, ensembles and workshops for flute players of all ages and standards. She has worked at Flute School London since 2010 and is a regular teaching deputy at the Guildhall and Royal Academy of Music junior departments.
Abbie was a scholar at the Purcell School for nine years, studying with Anna Pope. She continued her education at the Royal College of Music with Susan Milan and studied privately with Michael Cox and Robert Winn. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed extensively throughout the UK, playing at concert venues including The Southbank, Wigmore Hall, St Martin-in-the-Fields and Bridgewater Hall. In 2009 she was a guest artist at a Jethro Tull concert at The Barbican Centre, performing a solo slot and a duet with the legendary rock-flautist, Ian Anderson. She has performed internationally throughout the U.S., Africa, Australia and Europe, including concerts in Switzerland with The Philharmonia Orchestra, performing the solo flute part of Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no.5.
Abbie recently finished touring with hit musical Wicked and currently freelances in West End shows Miss Saigon and Les Miserables. She runs an outreach Fife project, working with over 600 primary school children, and lives in London with her husband and fellow flautist Gareth McLearnon.