Ross Winters was Professor of Recorder at the Royal College of Music and then Head of Recorder at Birmingham Conservatoire. He has taught all age groups and abilities throughout his career. As a performer, he has given hundreds of recitals ranging from school halls to The Queen Elizabeth Hall and including many South Bank and Wigmore Hall recitals, recordings for BBC Radio 3 and two CDs of English 20th century recorder music. His repertoire encompasses Renaissance to contemporary styles. He taught on all the National Youth Summer courses from its inception in 2002 until 2011 conducting its advanced group, Blockwork. Since leaving Birmingham Conservatoire in 2012 he has developed further his teaching at Ashford School and has become an examiner for Trinity College. He is now resident in Kent where his local activities include directing Folkestone Baroque Choir, Folkestone Adult Recorder Group and performing with his instrumental group, Folkestone Baroque. He is a Musical Advisor to the Society of Recorder Players.