Michael Cox is recognised as one of the most eminent British flautists, with an international career as soloist and chamber and orchestral musician. He is principal flute of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Academy of St Martins in the Fields, London Sinfonietta and London Mozart Players, and former principal of the London Symphony Orchestra and Britten Sinfonia.
He is a passionate teacher, giving classes all over the world, and brings his unique approach to Principal Chairs. Michael is professor of flute at the Royal Academy of Music and a visiting consultant at the Royal Northern College of Music.
Michael is Artist in Residence for Principal Chairs and founded the website in a joint partnership with Pasha Mansurov.