Bridget Rennie-Salonen

By May 30, 2019Uncategorized

Flautist, Dr Bridget Rennie-Salonen (PhD LBME LRSM PGDip BA) is a Postdoctoral Fellow and Part-time Lecturer at Stellenbosch University. As a researcher and practitioner in performing arts health, with expertise in somatic learning, she represents SA on the international Musicians’ Health Literacy Consortium. Her PhD focused on musicians’ occupational health curriculum content, implementation, and assessment. Whilst Solo Principal Flute of the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Bridget received the prestigious Carklin Award for Artistic Excellence. Recent awards include Fiesta, Silver Ovation, Fanie Beetge Academic Prize, and Oppenheimer Memorial Trust awards. She has appeared as soloist with several SA orchestras, is principal flute of the Cape Town Festival Orchestra, regular guest principal flute in the Free State Symphony Orchestra, and Baroque flautist in Camerata Tinta Barocca. Bridget is highly sought after as a flute teacher, and many of her students have excelled nationally and internationally, several occupying positions in SA orchestras.

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