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Welcome, and thank you for visiting Allegro Music Publishing!


Founded by Karen North over 30 years ago, the journey began with a single book, The Young Flute Player, and has since flourished into a diverse platform offering an exciting array of titles for FLUTE, VIOLIN, CLARINET & SAXOPHONE, accompanied by captivating music games.


Karen's profound passion for pedagogy and her dedication to championing contemporary composers have led her to commissioning over 90 works tailored for student players. These compositions embody our ethos: "Excellence in quality and creativity."


We invite you to delve into the world of Allegro Music Publishing, and immerse yourself in an exploration of this unique repertoire.

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A great start for beginner flute!

The Young Flute Player books














Exciting new repertoire!

Intermediate Flute Music
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I have used your tutor books for many years now and think that they are brilliant the way you pack so many good things in!

Jane Paxton

The Young Flute Player is the best book I have come across for absolute beginners … effortlessly it builds the student into a confident, fluent flautist.

Christine Lang

I just needed to drop a line and say that all of my students who have started the year with your books are doing amazingly.

Shaun Barlow

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A delightful and thoroughly well thought through programme of learning for all ages, but in particular, young people.

Paul Edmund-Davies

Thank you so much for commissioning beautiful, interesting new music to play and teach!

Kate Murphy

Janet McKay

I enjoy using this series for my students, and have found them to be excellent tutor books for starting young flautists on their musical journey.

Karen North - The Young Flute Player



KAREN NORTH M. Mus., B.A. (Hons.), Dip. Ed. (Music).


Karen is a music teacher, mentor and book author. She is passionate about bringing music into the lives of children and adults and has enjoyed working in music education for the past 40 years.


Karen’s teaching has been described as creative and dynamic. She was Director of Music ... READ MORE

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