Recorder player Imogen Morris joined Marshall Laing in 2018 as our specialist recorder tutor.
Fascinated by early and contemporary music alike, Imogen Morris is active both as a soloist and in a variety of ensemble settings. She has performed concerts in Germany, Austria, and South Korea, as well as with leading New Zealand ensembles such as Age of Discovery, NZ Barok, and the Karlheinz Company. She is especially passionate about developing New Zealand’s unique voice in recorder playing and frequently performs and premieres works by New Zealand composers.
Imogen is the artist-teacher for recorder at the University of Auckland, where she is also currently completing a PhD in musicology, supervised by Associate Professors Allan Badley and Nancy November and Dr Rachael Griffiths-Hughes.
In 2017, Imogen completed a Master of Music in recorder at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg, studying with Prof Peter Holtslag. Prior to this, she was taught by Jessica Shaw at the University of Auckland, where she received her Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours. Her education has been augmented by masterclasses with Han Tol, Myriam Eichberger, Peter van Heyghen, and Martin Ripper, among others.