Meridiem is a dynamic flute and harp duo based in the heart of Manchester. From outreach workshops through to evening recitals, an exciting repertoire is brought to life by this compelling duo.
Elinor Nicholson is a Scottish harpist who graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music gaining a Bachelor of Music with first class honours. She has recently completed her Masters of Music degree with distinction, continuing her studies with renowned harpist Eira Lynn Jones at the RNCM. Recent successes include being named as a winner of the prestigious RNCM concerto competition resulting in a performance of Debussy’s ‘Danses’ for harp and string orchestra in the 2017 RNCM string festival. Elinor was also a finalist in both the 2015 and 2016 RNCM Gold Medal Competitions, the highest award that the college offers for performance.
Elinor is grateful to the generous support of the Caird Trust, Albert and Eugenie Frost Trust and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.
Mostly based in Manchester, Sarah graduated with a first class honours from the Royal Northern College
of Music having studied the flute with Laura Jellicoe, and is currently studying in Cologne with the prestigious flute player and teacher, Robert Winn.
Playing regularly as an orchestral musician, Sarah has enjoyed working with orchestras including the Hallé orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, English Symphony Orchestra, and the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera.
As well as regularly giving recitals and outreach workshops with Elinor as a duo, Sarah enjoys exploring the exciting contemporary repertoire available for the solo flute, recently performing Robin Stevens, 'O Brave New World' and the premiere of Daniel Lim's 'When They Come Marching In'. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys reading, avoids cooking wherever possible, and loves to travel.