FluteFling is run by Gordon Turnbull, a traditional flute and whistle player based in Edinburgh with over 30 years of playing experience and over 15 years of teaching experience in a variety of music settings.

Photo: Chandra Isenberg

Gordon has been running his own classes for flute and whistle players in Edinburgh for over 15 years and has run whistle classes for the Scots Music Group. The traditional music classes and workshops evolved out of The Flow, Gordon’s website on Irish flute and whistle playing.

He led creative music classes for P1s and traditional whistle classes with the Portobello Music School. Gordon continues to lead creative music workshops and classes in schools and you can find out about these activities on The Flow Music Workshops. A Primary School teacher, he has been teaching music in special schools since 2011.

Gordon has been published in the British Flute Society’s journal FLUTE and in Music Education UK.

Contact Gordon here: gordon [at] flutefling.co.uk


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Gordon has been a tutor at the Border Gaitherin at Coldstream:

Contact Gordon

  • gordon {at} flutefling {dot} co {dot} uk
  • Twitter: @theFlowMusic
  • Facebook: FluteFling
  • Bandcamp

Main banner photography: Chandra Isenberg