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Jane Rutter


After Dinner - Entertainment - Inspiration - Inspirational - Keynote Speakers - Leadership - Music - Women in Business

Chart Topping Classical Musician

International flautist Jane Rutter is renowned for her dynamic and communicative performing and teaching skills. Her brilliance and versatility are highly regarded and Jane is one of a minority of the world’s classical artists with the ability to perform across jazz and pop with equal effect. The only Australian classical artist to enter the FM pop charts with a solo album also enjoyed the No. 1 position for her album “Brazil" in the classical charts.

Jane Rutter is available as a corporate speaker and performer and will subtly align her presentation at your dinner with the theme of the function or company philosophy. An inspiring performer and charismatic leader, she is engaging, witty, entertaining and able to put your guests at ease. Jane is a world expert on French flute playing, a method based in the art of communication, refinement and intellect.

Jane engages guests in charming and intelligent conversation and performs some of the most sublime classical and crossover music you’ve ever heard. Described by the Weekend Australian as ‘The Divine Miss R’, Jane is available to attend corporate dinner parties and functions. This is a chance for your company and clients to enjoy an exclusive evening with an Australian National Treasure, one of Australia’s finest musicians.

Jane is an alumnus of Sydney University. She studied on a French Government scholarship in Paris with Alain Marion and Jean-Pierre Rampal, lectured at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, founded The Music Scheme, formed the innovative chamber group, POSH, has performed with The Seymour Group, The Australia Ensemble and worked as principal flute in the Elizabethan Trust Orchestra. 60 Minutes did a feature story on her musical philosophy.

Nominated for an Edinburgh Fringe award, later in 2005 Jane was the patron of the Australian International Flute Convention. ABC Classic FM describes Jane as "One of Australia's leading performance artists". With 16 top selling solo albums, she is also an acclaimed composer. In 2007, Limelight magazine, included Jane as one of the top 11 female influences in the world of Classical music. In 2012 she had a #No1 and ARIA award (Australian Grammy) nominated album. In 2013 she was Limelight’s no 2 classical artist. Jane is consistently the #No 1 Classical artist on internet music site Reverbnation. Rutter is an attractive and invaluable addition to any corporate evening.

With a CV that reads like a dream, Jane Rutter is a National living treasure. Environmentalist, Composer, Poet, Film Director, Producer, Jane has appeared as guest soloist with many prominent artists across different styles. Jane Rutter is one of Australia’s most brilliant and versatile musicians. She is one of the few classical flautists in the world with the ability to cross over into jazz and pop.

Jane has performed in the UK, Europe, USA, South-East Asia, the South Pacific, South America and China. Since 1990, she has been a household name in Australia, appearing on every major television show.  Jane studied with Alain Marion and Jean-Pierre Rampal in Paris, after which she returned to Australia to lecture in flute and chamber music at the Sydney Conservatorium.

Jane appears as guest soloist with many prominent artists across different styles, including Richard Bonynge, Christopher Hogwood, Michael Crawford, The Manhattan Transfer, David Helfgott, Peter Cousens, Tina Arena, Rick Price, Slava Grigoryan and Simon Tedeschi.

Jane performs with many Australian Symphony orchestras, the Australian Chamber Orchestra,& the City of Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra to name a few.

Jane is an established artist with ABC Classics and has recorded twelve solo albums, all of which have been best sellers.  View Jane on Youtube. She is a powerful communicator able to match any subject to her music and is available for intimate dinners, large scale events and corporate lectures or workshops.

She is an expert in using creative/music techniques to

  • Stimulate lateral/creative thinking
  • Explore use of right – hand side of the brain
  • Improve team building and leadership skills

Other areas of expertise include

  • Breathing/ movement / stream of consciousness, thought /meditation through music
  • Thought-connection and communication skills
  • Flute performances included as enhancement to lectures

There are few musicians who can easily and effectively make the transition from performer to communicator and teacher, Jane has been praised for her ability to do this skilfully and with great authority. Jane is an experienced university lecturer, master class and incentive workshops tutor able to bring out unlocked potential in your company.

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