Colleen Muriel, Flute

Flute

Biography

Flautist and composer Colleen Muriel, has been performing in public for many years. Venues include Holy Rosary Cathedral, Christ Church Cathedral and the Silk Purse, Vancouver, Canada; Telford International Centre, Telford; Regent Theatre, Ipswich; In Scotland – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, Perth Concert Hall, Inverness Eden Court Theatre, and Aberdeen Music Hall; In Wales – The University of Wales, Aberystwyth; In London – Holy Trinity Church, Brompton; Regent Hall, Oxford Street (composition performed at 15th Annual London New Wind Music Festival); The Savage Club (Liberal Club) Whitehall, St. Paul’s Covent Garden (the historic actor’s church in the Covent Gardens Market Place) and The Royal Albert Hall.

Attendees at Concerts include Boris Johnson – (mayor of London) and Bear Grylls (Adventurer, writer, and Chief Scout of the Boy Scouts)

Colleen’s performances, compositions and arrangements cover a wide range of styles moving from folk music through to the avant-garde. Included in her list of compositions are solo vocal works, piano solos, and music for chamber ensembles, string quartets, lots of flute music, and simple folk and hymn tunes.

Her recordings and books can  be found in the National Library of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; The British Library, London,; and The Library Fondazione Adkins Chiti Donne in Musica, (Italy).

The first two concerts of Colleen’s compositions were given in 1997 and 1998: Since then her music has been performed in a number of countries including England, Australia, and the United States.

Her church music is represented by Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI) and her hymns are sung by various congregations throughout the U.S.A. as well as within the London, England area.