Roderick Seed Flute Retreat

Flute retreat for adults with Altus Flutes Artist Roderick Seed in Finchingfield, described as one of the UK's most beautiful villages.

Come and improve your flute playing, enjoy music making and a supportive, non-competitive environment with like-minded musicians!


Next Retreat:

14th - 17th April 2023

Book your space below!


What to expect

Detailed schedule to be provided to participants upon registration

"I enjoyed everything about the retreat. Rod led it in a gentle but very controlled way. The accommodation was great. The other participants were friendly and kind. The teaching was outstanding.  I would love to come next year. It was one of the nicest things I've been to. A big thank you to Rod"

(2021 Retreat participant)

Flute technique classes

Tone, flexibility, intonation, fingers, breathing, scales to find courage and ease of expression.  

Repertoire classes

Alexander Technique workshop

with guest teacher

Daily warm ups

on resonance, breathing, flexibility, and more. Using Taffanel & Gaubert and Reichert daily exercises and exercises from my book.

Chamber Music 

Marcel Moyse classes 

Using Sonority, 24 Little Melodic Studies & Tone Development Through Interpretation to work on fundamentals and musical expression

Small class sizes 

Peaceful location

Good food and drink! 

Supportive, friendly environment

Private lessons

(optional extra- at a special retreat rate)

Breakfast, lunch, drinks, and snacks provided. Dinner to be bought separately. There are a few nearby pubs and restaurants to choose from.

Please note: this retreat is for adults aged 18 and above.



Residential participant 

Participate in all activities and stay at the retreat house for 3 nights (Friday evening to Monday morning). Private bedroom in a lovely detached house. Price is inclusive of accommodation, breakfast and lunch.  Dinner bought separately. Check in: from 5pm.  Check out: before 10am. 5 Standard double rooms and 2 smaller rooms.

Deposit: Upon registration, you will be asked to pay a deposit of 50% of the total, to secure your space.  If you prefer to pay later, please select "offline payment" to receive an invoice.


If you would like to attend as an observer on either Saturday or Sunday, there is limited availability.

Observers can participate in all group classes (except repertoire classes).  50% payable upon registration.

 Lunch, drinks and snacks provided. If you wish to stay in Finchingfield for a night, I can give you some recommendations for places to stay.

Payment options:  Card, PayPal, Apple Pay, or bank transfer

Book now, pay later: Select "offline payment" and an invoice will be sent by email which you can pay in your own time. Please note that your space is only confirmed when you pay the deposit.