Bill McBirnie - Extreme Flute

About Author Bill McBirnie - Extreme Flute

Bill McBirnie is a Canadian jazz and Latin flute specialist. He has studied with renowned flutists, Samuel Baron, Robert Aitken and Richard Egues. His awards include Flutist of the Year—Jazz Report Awards and he has been a winner in all three of the USA National Flute Association’s Jazz Flute Soloist, Masterclass and Big Band Competitions. He is also a teacher, clinician and woodwind columnist with Canadian Musician magazine. He currently serves as the resident Jazz Flute Specialist at Sir James Galway’s official web site. You can find additional information about Bill—as well as samples of his work—at his website,, or you can contact him directly for online lessons at