Althea is an accomplished concert and session flutist that works out of the Boston area.  Althea is a performer.  Whether she plays Avant-Garde or Telemann Sonatas, she transfixes audiences around the world with her charismatic interpretations and flawless technique.  Althea is currently finishing her BMUS in Film Scoring at Berklee College of Music with Flute as principle instrument.  She is the principal flutist of the Sinfonietta Composer Orchestra and manages media outreach on the board of the Berklee Flute Society.  Althea loves performing solo as well as with interesting ensemble groups, and full orchestras.  Reach out to Althea here for collaborations, recording sessions and performances.

Performances

Competitions

1st Prize Junior & Senior

Il Vento National Woodwind Competition

Woodwind Runner-up

National Youth Music Competition

1st Prize Overall Woodwinds 

Roedean, Lovemore, Yamaha Competition

Semi-final round

Philip H Moore Competition

Junior Best Classical Musician for 5 years

National Eisteddfod Academy Young Performers Competition

Noteworthy Performances

Solo Concerto Performance with 

Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra

1st flutist with

Suzanni Cianni @ Berklee

Solo Concerto Performance with

Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra

Collaborative duet performance with Masayo Ishigure @ Berklee

Solo Concerto Performance with 

Johannesburg Symphony Orchestra

Solo performance at

MIT for Virtual Reality Course 

Solo Concerto Performance with

Rand Symphony Orchestra

Solo performances at

Auto & General Theater on the Square

Professors

Tiensie Lategan

Althea Studied with Tiensie from 2007-2017

Helen Vosloo

Althea studied with Helen from Jan-Aug 2018

Fernando Bradao

Althea studied with Fernando in Fall 2018 focussing on Brazillian dance music and improvisation.

Wendy Rolfe

Althea has been studying with Wendy since Fall 2018 focussing on Baroque music and articulation.

Masterclasses With

Sir James Galway

In 2015 Althea was chosen to perform in a masterclass with James Galway at the University of Cape Town.  He coached her on tone, fluidity of technique and performance techniques.

Raffaele Travisani

In 2017 Althea performed in a Master class with Raffaele Travisani.  He coached her on the theater of performance and techniques of the ultra register of the flute.

Accompanists

Trix Lotter

Sonja van Zyl

Annelien Ball

Education

ABRSMDip

Althea holds a Diploma in Performance from the Royal Colleges of Music.

Grade 8

Althea holds the highest achievable grade examination from the University of South Africa.