The Bath Flute Player

flute and flute music

Welcome to the website of David Kniveton, a professional flute player and flute teacher from Bath.

A flute teacher with his flute and musicDavid was born in the Isle of Man and studied the flute and piano at Bath Spa University for a BA (hons) degree course in which he specialised in performing. David then went on to further flute studies with Robin Soldan at the Wells Cathedral School of music.Lessons are available from his home in Weston, or for a bit more to hire to your location (so long as it’s not too far!).

He was for many years the Director of Music for the South Bristol Music Centre and conducted and coached a group of about 40 young musicians. Over 20 years he has taught the flute at his home and also in schools including The Royal High School, Kingswood school, Monkton Combe Junior School and Dauntsey’s School.

He has enjoyed life as a freelance flute player and pianist. David also plays regularly as an organist at St Luke’s church in Bath.

“Just a brief thank you note for your entertaining music at the wedding, the bride was very impressed with your repertoire!  We will be sure to recommend your musical talents to people in future!” JM

“Thanks for all your hard work teaching Anna the flute! I know she’s not the best of students, but since taking lessons with you she has improved in leaps and bounds. And best of all, enjoys playing far more with her friends and family.” Tim

Here he plays during a recent concert in Minehead, Somerset with pianist Ian Lovegrove. (Opens audio player in new window)