Vernon Hill

Vernon Hill was Principal Flute in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for more than 10 years. He has performed concertos with all of the Australian Symphony Orchestras in addition to solo recitals in all of the Australian capital cities and in numerous European centres. He has recorded for EMI, Festival, Peter Mann, Move and the ABC, in addition to playing on many movie soundtracks. He is a highly respected master teacher, and has published a series of specialised articles on playing the flute.

Vernon Hill was Principal Flute in the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for more than 10 years. He represented Australia in the World Symphony Orchestra in the USA in 1971 and played guest principal flute in the London Symphony, the BBC, and the Sydney Symphony Orchestras. He is now Head of the Wind Department at the Canberra School of Music.

He has performed concertos with all of the Australian Symphony Orchestras in addition to numerous solo recitals in all of the Australian capital cities. On his European solo concert tours he has performed in London, Hungary, Yugoslavia at the Jerash Festival in Jordan for the Israel Philharmonic Society in Tel Aviv, and with the Australian Chamber Orchestra in Greece. His overseas concert tours with the Canberra Wind Soloists have also been quite extensive, taking him through Japan, Russia, Yugoslavia, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong and Korea.

He has recorded for EMI, Festival, Peter Mann, Move and the ABC, in addition to playing on many movie soundtracks. His EMI recording of the Colin Brumby Concerto received wide acclaim and completely sold out shortly after its release, the slow movement of the Mozart Flute and Harp Concerto (Mozart in Delphi album) was nominated for the 1987 Australian Recording Industry Awards and his 1989 performance of the Colin Brumby Flute Concerto in Canberra received the Critics Award for best performance of an Australian Composition. He is a highly respected master teacher, and has published a series of specialised articles on playing the flute.

Vernon Hill is featured on the following titles

Complete Bach Flute Sonatas, Volume 2

Performer: Flute

Acclaimed artists present superb performances of the complete Bach Flute Sonatas.

Complete Bach Flute Sonatas, Volume 1

Performer: Flute

Acclaimed artists present superb performances of the complete Bach Flute Sonatas.