Bill McBirnie is a Canadian jazz and Latin flute specialist. He has studied with renowned classical flutists, Robert Aitken and Samuel Baron as well as Cuban charanga legend, Richard Egues.
In 2005, Bill was solicited personally by no less than Sir James Galway to serve as his Resident Jazz Flute Specialist at the official Sir James Galway web site.
Bill's awards include Flutist of the YearJazz Report Awards and winner in the USA National Flute Associations Jazz Flute Masterclass Competition. He is also a teacher, clinician as well as a woodwind columnist with Canadian Musician magazine.