© Mahina Hawley

Gemma is the flute and music survey Teaching Assistant at the University of Washington. Fluent in Spanish, Catalan, French and English, she has more than 10 years of experience as flute instructor. Currently on leave of absence, she is flute faculty at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música “Guitarrista José Tomás” in Alicante (Spain) from 2008.

Gemma teaches both flute and traverso. She has experience with all levels, teaching children from 6 years old through adults. If you are interested in playing the flute or traverso but you don’t how to start, she can guide you acquiring your instrument.

Every one aiming to enjoy music through playing the flute is welcome in her studio in Fremont (Seattle, WA).

For more information on private lessons, please contact Gemma.



Doctor of Musical Arts in Woodwinds Performance. Anticipated Jun 2019. University of Washington (USA)

Master of Early Music in Traverso Performance. Jun 2012. Universidad Autónoma of Barcelona  (Spain)

Bachelor of Early Music in Traverso Performance. Feb 2011. Royal Conservatory of The Hague (Netherlands)

Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance. Jun 2006. Conservatorio Superior de Música de Zaragoza (Spain)



Flute Teacher Public examination in the Valencian CommunityJul 2008. Valencia, Spain

Certificado de Aptitud Pedagógica (Certificate of Professional Abilities)Jun 2007. Universidad Complutense of Madrid, Spain.



University of Washington – Flute and music survey Teaching Assistant –  Sept 2016/present

Conservatorio Profesional de Música “Guitarrista José Tomás” in Alicante, Spain – Flute faculty & advisor – Currently on leave of absence.

Conservatorio Profesional de Música “Mestre Tàrrega” in Castelló, Spain – Flute faculty – 2014/2015

Conservatorio Profesional de Música “Mestre Vert” in Carcaixent, Spain – Flute faculty & chamber music coaching – 2011/2013

Conservatorio Profesional de Música Número 2 in Valencia, Spain – Flute faculty – 2010/2011

Private Studio Teaching – Traverso tutor  (Alicante 2013-2014) & flute tutor (The Hague, 2007/2008 & Zaragoza, 2002/2006)


RELATED EXPERIENCE                                      

Historical development of the flute teacher

Lectures, accompanied by a concert, given at:

  • Oct 2018: University of Washington, USA.
  • Mar 2013: Conservatori Professional de Música Mestre Vert. Cultural week. Carcaixent, Spain.
  •  Jan 2013: Conservatori Professional de Música Mestre Tàrrega. Cultural week. Castellón, Spain.
  • Mar 2012: Flautíssim. Students Workshop at Conservatori Professional de Música at Torrent, Spain.