Jaymee Coonjobeeharry – Flute

Jaymee Coonjobeeharry – FluteAs a scholar of the Royal College of Music, Jaymee is in his second year studying for a Master of Performance degree, taught by Paul Edmund-Davies and Gitte Marcusson. At the RCM, he has played in masterclasses for Sir James Galway and Adam Walker, and performed under the baton of John Wilson as principal flute.

As a concerto soloist, Jaymee’s recent performances include Ibert’s Flute Concerto and Vivaldi’s La Notte with the Zeitgeist Chamber Orchestra and the premier of a flute concerto, ‘Candy Nebula’, with the Asyla Ensemble, written for him by Hamish Brown.

After 8 years at the Royal College of Music Junior Department studying with Margaret Ogonovsky, Jaymee graduated from Hertford College, Oxford in 2015 with a First Class Masters in Chemistry. Alongside his studies, he learnt the flute with Michael Cox and Robert Manasse. At Oxford, Jaymee played principal flute in the University Orchestra and University Sinfonietta. A growing interest in jazz at university led him to become Musical Director of the Oxford University Jazz Orchestra, and he now plays in NYJO.

The Flute Chair is supported by Deborah Cunningham.