Trevor Wye studied the flute privately both with Geoffrey Gilbert and the celebrated Marcel Moyse. He was a freelance orchestral and chamber music player on the London scene for many years and has made several solo recordings. He was formerly both a Professor at the Guildhall School of Music, London and for 21 years at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
Trevor Wye is the author of the famous Practice Books for the Flute, which have received world wide acclaim and have been translated into eleven other languages. His highly praised musical biography of Marcel Moyse, An Extraordinary Man was published in English and five other languages. For the past 30 years he has been working on an encyclopaedia of the flute, now online: www.fluteark.com. In 2017, his new book, Flute Secrets was published and within the first year, a second edition was printed.
During the year, he teaches at his Flute Studio in Kent, a unique residential course for postgraduate students, and for many years travelled throughout the world giving concerts including the Carnival Show and master classes with annual appearances in the USA, Canada, Europe, Taiwan and Japan and serving on juries for international competitions though more recently, he has stopped doing this. In 1990 he was made an honorary Fellow of the Royal Northern College of Music by the Duchess of Kent.
He was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011 by the National Flute Association of the USA.