Becky Thynne has been playing the flute since 2003, piccolo since 2005 and alto flute since 2012. She also plays piano, clarinet, and saxophone, having studied them in university. She is a graduate of York University and has obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Honours, in Music, specifically Flute Performance and Education (2015).
Before university, Becky played flute and piccolo in her high school band, orchestra, and wind ensemble. She was also in the Thames Valley District Honour Band and the Kincardine Summer Music Festival Orchestra and Band. While at university she performed in the York University Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble and ran her own Flute Ensemble. Becky also volunteered at a local high school where she helped in the music classroom by teaching one-to-one flute and piano lessons and ran multiple flute ensembles and workshops.
Becky has been teaching music privately since 2012. Becky has a love of teaching and her students tell her that they look forward to her lessons every week. She has also received excellent feedback from their parents who say that their children have a new appreciation for music.
From 2015-2017, Becky lived in the UK where she played flute and piccolo with the Nottingham Wind Symphony and taught private lessons. While in the UK she had the privilege of studying with amazing flute teacher Jennifer George from the University of Leeds.
Since moving back to Canada, Becky has also focused on classroom teaching having spent a year teaching music at the Montessori Academy of London.. In addition to teaching and running her studio she still finds time to perform and plays with the London Community Orchestra and the Railway City Wind Ensemble.
When she's not busy teaching and practicing, Becky enjoys horseback riding, reading, and traveling.