Jessie Gu – flute

Jessie Gu – flute

Jessie commenced her studies with Prof. Felix Renggli at the age of 16 which she completed both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees with honours at the Hochschule für Musik, Basel in Switzerland.

She has been invited to festivals such as the Flötenfestival Freiburg, Australian Flute Festival, Internationale Musiktage Arthur Lourié in collaboration with the Allgemeine Lesegesellschaft Basel, Singapore Flute Festival, Flautissimo in Rome and the Baselbieter Konzerte organisation in Liestal.

Jessie won the 2014 Fritz-Gerber Stiftung stipendium and the 2011 Migros-Kulturprozent Studienpreis in Switzerland. She was awarded 5th prize at the 2010 Nicolet International Flute Competition, with further success with participation at the 2017 Kobe International Flute Competition, 2008 Rampal International Flute Competition in Paris, 2008 Concours National d’Exécution Musicale Riddes, 2007 First International Flute Competition Maxence Larrieu in Nice and the 2006 Inaugural Nicolet International Flute Competition.

She has performed with the Kammerorchester Basel, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra and Principal Flute with the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra and RTE National Symphony Orchestras.

Jessie was a guest artist at two Special Classes on Monday 11th March 2019