Paul Edmund-Davies established his international reputation as flautist and soloist in the 20 years that he was Principal Flute of the London Symphony Orchestra and then the five years in the same position at the Philharmonia Orchestra. Paul Edmund-Davies has edited and published more than 25 books of flute music. His ‘The 28 Day Warm up Book for all Flautists…eventually!’ is a best seller and has been translated into Japanese, Spanish and Russian. In 2015 Paul launched his online flute education resource, Simply Flute. The site provides both free and subscription materials to help flute players and teachers on their respective journeys.
His second technique book, ‘A Consequence of Sequences’, was published in February 2018. ‘Coffee Noodles’, a collection of Methodical Warm-up Exercises, was published in March 2021.
Paul has also played on many Hollywood blockbuster film soundtracks over the years, from Star Wars and Braveheart to Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, Interstellar, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Beauty and the Beast, Wonder Woman, Kingsman: The Golden Circle and Victoria and Abdul. More recent films have included Godzilla, Shazam, Angry Birds 2, Deadpool 2, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, Wonder Woman 1984, as well as the most recent James Bond movie, No Time to Die.
He is honoured to be Officier de l’Ordre des Coteaux de Champagne, awarded for his services to globally promoting the history of the region of Champagne and imparting a greater understanding of the complexities of this universally regarded wine of celebration!