BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND
Colin Fleming, born in Ballyclare in 1957, began playing the flute at the age of seven. He joined the local town flute band during which time he was tutored by William Dunwoody in Belfast. At the age of sixteen he gained a place at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he studied under Trevor Wye. In his first year there he won a three-
Colin Fleming can be heard on over 50 commercial recordings with the Ulster Orchestra inlcuding 'In Ireland' Fantasy for Solo Flute, Harp and Orchestra by Sir Hamilton Harty.
He currently plays a 24k Miyazawa flute.