Soile Stratkauskas found her passion in the pure and eloquent sound of the wooden flute. She completed her education in the UK, first at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and then at the Royal Academy of Music, where she gained her Master’ of Music degree with distinction. Soile has performed with many prominent period instrument orchestras, including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and the Gabrieli Consort and Players. With her chamber ensemble ‘The Four Temperaments’ she has performed in various festivals including the London Handel Festival, Saintes Festival in France and Musica Antiqua in Barcelona. Soile has recently moved to Canada and is now based in Victoria, where she lives with her husband David, director of music at the church of St John the Divine.