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About Myles Roberts 

MYLES ROBERTS teaches flute and piano in Central Park.

Myles Roberts started flute lessons at the Hugo Lambrechts Music Centre with Vesna

Milakovic and after just one year of tuition he performed as soloist at both the Hugo

Lambrechts and Artscape Youth Concerto Festivals, and made his solo concerto debut with

the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra and also the Hugo Lambrechts Symphony Orchestra. Since

then Myles has played as soloist with some of the leading orchestras in South Africa,

working with conductors including Victor Yampolsky, Theodore Kuchar, Arjan Tien, Martin

Wettges and Conrad Van Alphen.

 

Amongst many awards, Myles reached the final round of the Artscape Competition in 2011,

granting him the opportunity by Maestro Martin Wettges to perform as soloist with his

orchestra combined with Munich State Orchestra in Mauritius. In 2012, Myles was one of

the finalists at the first UNISA Wind competition, and also won the woodwind category prize

at the ATKV music competition in that same year. Myles has received master classes from

world renowned flutist Sir James Galway, and won the prize of a Lafin head joint for most

outstanding flutist at the Galway Flute Festival in Switzerland 2015.

 

After accepting the Teaching Assistant position at the University of Northern Colorado in the

United States of America, Myles has had an astronomical amount of success teaching

students from various cultural spheres. He has also won the most distinguished prizes in the

Colorado flute association competition, and was the first prize winner for the Concerto

Competition, enabling him to perform the notorious Liebermann Flute concerto as soloist

with the UNCO Symphony orchestra.

 

Myles completed his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degree, both majoring in flute

performance at the Stellenbosch Conservatorium with Dr. Corvin Matei, and completed his

studies at the Civica Scuola de Musicad de Claudio Abbado in Milan, Italy under the guidance

of Maestro Raffaele Trevisani in 2017. Myles is currently enrolled in the Doctor of the Arts

program at the University of Northern Colorado, where he also holds the Teaching Assistant

position.

 

Myles has participated in workshopping a new performance piece by South African artists

Philip Miller and William Kentridge, and has since performed this work in SA and at the

Holland festival in Amsterdam for the King and Queen of the Netherlands. He plans to

combine further studies, teaching, and performing overseas with regular visits to South

Africa, collaborating with his colleagues in chamber music and solo recitals.