Kirsty is a graduate of Leeds University where she gained a Bmus degree majoring in performance studying flute with Stina Wilson. She also spent a year studying flute with Wally Hase at the Franz Liszt Musik Hochschule in Weimar, Germany.
After graduating, Kirsty spent five years working as a flautist in Dubai, where she first started working with Sarah, and was privileged to play for celebrities such as Bill Clinton and Sir Alex Ferguson and at many UAE royal weddings.
After a period of four years working in London, Kirsty moved to the Peak District and she now has a varied career performing, teaching and running Peak District Flute Courses. She plays regularly with the Marsyas Wind Quintet, gives duo recitals and has recently performed as a concerto soloist with both the High Peak orchestra and Sale Chamber orchestra under the baton of Richard Howarth. Kirsty is involved in music educational publishing and is series editor of the popular Trinity College London Musical Moments and Mosaics woodwind books.
Sarah Goss started playing the Harp at High Wycombe Music Centre aged 14 and went
on to read Music at York University. She then took up a residency in Dubai, UAE,
performing classical and popular music as a soloist and in a Flute & Harp Duo with
Kirsty in the famous Burj al Arab, the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and the Emirates Towers.
In 2002 Sarah moved to Bangkok, Thailand to help establish and teach in the Tamnak Prathom Harp Centre. There she wrote teaching material for the centre and gave recitals at the Siam Society, the Dusit Thani Hotel and the Tamnak Prathom Palace and performed with the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra. In 2013 she returned to compere the 2nd International Thai Harp Competition.
Sarah regularly performs all over the UK, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands and has also played in much of Europe and in the USA. She has appeared on national television in the UK, Greece, the UAE and Thailand. She has played at many prestigious UK venues including the Houses of Parliament; the Royal Opera House; The Royal Albert Hall; Covent Garden; The Natural History Museum, Blenheim Palace; Cliveden; York Minster; The Sheldonian, the Bodleian Library and the JdP in Oxford; Wembley Arena; West Wycombe House (for HRH Princess Margaret) and Chequers (for Prime Minister John Major).
Sarah is now based in Oxford and regularly gives solo, duo and chamber music recitals, appears as a concerto soloist and performs with various orchestras. She has a thriving teaching practice and regularly gives masterclasses and workshops for her students.