Thomas Sargeaunt is a London based flautist and flute maker. He is currently completing an MA at the Royal Academy of Music. He graduated in 2013 with first class honours in music from Goldsmiths, University of London where he studied under Sarah O’Flynn. Whilst there he was principal flute of Goldsmiths Sinfonia and the Chamber Orchestra. He was awarded a scholarship from Altus Flutes to study with Clare Southworth and Ian Clarke in the summer of 2012. He won the University Concerto Competition in 2012 and appeared as a soloist playing Mozart’s Concerto for Flute and Orchestra in G Major with the Sinfonia. In 2013, he was awarded a Jellinek Award by Guildford Symphony Orchestra which led to a performance of Vivaldi’s Flute Concerto in C minor. In his solo recitals, his repertoire focuses on 20th Century music for Solo Flute. He made his Purcell Room debut in 2013 playing Berio’s Sequenza I and Canzona di Ringraziamento by Salvatore Sciarrino. At the Royal Academy of Music, he is studying under William Bennett and Clare Southworth and in his spare time he enjoys researching and making replicas of Baroque Flutes.