Carla Rees is an alto and bass flute and contemporary music specialist. She is artistic director of rarescale (www.rarescale.org.uk), an ensemble which exists to promote the alto and bass flutes and their repertoire. She has performed as a recitalist throughout the UK, including at the Edinburgh Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, and Proms Composer Portraits, and in several tours to Europe and the USA. Recent performances include a recital at the British Flute Society Convention in Manchester, and with rarescale at the Sonic Circuits Festival in Washington DC, Spark Festival in Minneapolis, San Francisco Chamber Wind Festival and in recitals in London and France. She works with composers to develop new alto and bass flute repertoire, and has given over 200 premiere performances. She has recorded for EMI, Capstone, rarescale records and Metier, in addition to soundtracks for films shown on British and International television. Carla teaches the flute at Royal Holloway, University of London, and has given masterclasses and workshops at many of the world’s leading universities and conservatoires, including the Royal Academy of Music in London, The Juilliard School in New York and UCLA, CalArts and the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. She is assistant editor of Pan, the Journal of the British Flute Society, and also works as a photographer, with work published in Europe, New Zealand and the USA.