Carla Rees

Carla Rees is an alto and bass flute and contemporary music specialist. She is artistic director of rarescale (, an ensemble which exists to promote the alto flute and its repertoire. She has performed as a recitalist throughout the UK, including at the Edinburgh Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and Proms Composer Portraits, and in several tours to Europe and the USA. Recent performances include a recital at the British Flute Society Convention in Manchester, and with rarescale in London. She works frequently with composers to develop new alto and bass flute repertoire, and has given over 150 premiere performances. She has recorded for the Capstone, Tetractys and Metier labels, in addition to soundtracks for short films shown on British and International television. As a teacher, Carla holds positions at Wycombe Abbey School and at the University of Nottingham, and has given masterclasses and workshops at many of the world's leading universities and conservatoires, including the Royal Academy of Music in London, The Juilliard School in New York and UCLA, CalArts and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She is assistant editor of Pan, the Journal of the British Flute Society, and also works as a photographer, with work published in the UK, France, New Zealand and the USA.









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