Alison Mitchell is the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Flautist and has a vibrant and diverse career, as orchestral musician, chamber musician, soloist and teacher, performing throughout Europe and Australia.

She has held Principal positions with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of Scottish Opera, and Associate Principal with the Sydney Symphony as well as performing as guest Principal with the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, BBC NOW, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia and as a founder member of the Australian World Orchestra.

As concerto soloist Alison has performed and recorded with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra and Queensland Symphony Orchestra.

She regularly performs in various chamber groups and festivals, such as at the Adelaide Festival ‘Chamber Landscapes’ 2023, the Australian Festival of Chamber Music 2022, and is a member of the Brisbane based, ‘Ensemble Q’.

 Alison is a dedicated educator and, alongside her QSO ‘Connect’ projects, is Flute Faculty at the Australian Academy of Music and teaches at the Queensland Conservatorium.