Robert Murchie 1884-1949
He played principal flute for the Royal Philharmonic Society 1925-1932 and in the BBC Symphony Orchestra 1930-1938. He played in chamber music groups often and founded the London Wind Quintet. He was also a member of the London Flute Quartet along with Gordon Walker, Frank Almgill and Charles Stainer.
From 1946-1948 he was professor at Kneller Hall, Trinity College of Music and the Royal College of Music. His played with a large tone and his dexterity and accuracy were second to none.
Robert Murchie, Frank Almgill, Gordon Walker