University of Southern California
Doctor of Music in Flute Performance, May 2004
Major in Flute Performance, Minors in Music History, Ethnomusicology, and Conducting
GPA: 3.97 on a 4.0 scale
Northwestern University
Master of Music in Flute Performance, June 1998
Graduated with Program Honors
GPA: 4.0 on a 4.0 scale
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance, May 1997
Graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
GPA: 3.79 on a 4.0 scale
Ensemble Performing and Directing Experience
Mallarmé Chamber Players
Flutist, 2007
L.A. Sound Circle
Flutist and artistic director for sextet dedicated to commissioning and performing new music, 2003-2005.
Grayson Wray
Flutist, keyboardist, and backup vocals for singer/songwriter band. Live performance and CD “Alternate Heavens.”
Erato Philharmonia
Principal flute, 2005
Opera Pasadena
Principal flute, 2004-2005
USC Thornton School of Music Contemporary Music Ensemble
Performed flute, piccolo, alto flute, and bass flute on twelve concerts, including two concerts on the Green Umbrella Series of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, 2000-2003.
Raleigh (NC) Civic Chamber Orchestra
Principal flute, 1999-2000
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival of the Yale Summer School of Music
Fellow and member of the Synergy Wind Quintet, 1999
Charlotte (NC) Philharmonic Orchestra
Second Flute and Piccolo, 1998-99
American-Russian Young Artists Orchestra (Moscow)
Principal Flutist, Summer 1998
Solo Performing Experience
DMA Recitals, including a full recital of newly commissioned works by USC composers in November 2002, University of Southern California, 2001-4.
Guest soloist, California State University-Long Beach Art Museum NewMusic@noon series. Performed a 40 minute recital of unaccompanied 20th century flute solos, October 2000.
Guest soloist, North Carolina Summer Governors School for the Arts.
Performed a full solo recital of 20th century music at both locations of the School, June 2000.
Solo flute, John Corigliano's Pied Piper Fantasy, with the Raleigh Civic Symphony, April 2000.
Solo recitals at Northwestern, University of North Carolina, and in Roanoke, Virginia and Raleigh, North Carolina, 1993-99.
Solo flute and bass flute, North American premieres of Wagendristel's Parasit for solo flute, Rijnvos' Stanza for bass flute and 8 strings, and Pleskow's Tientos, Stretto, and Epilogo, Northwestern University Contemporary Music Series Concerts, 1998-1999
Musical Theater
Musical Director. Sierra Madre Playhouse, Camarillo Community Theater, Southern California Lyric Theatre, and Broadway Bound Players. Shows include “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Cabaret,” “Narnia,” “Godspell,” “Sound of Music,” “Music Man, Jr.,” “Wizard of Oz,” “A Christmas Carol Story,” and “Oliver!” 2003-2006
Teaching Experience
Private Studio
Private Flute and Piano instructor, 1993-present
Music Together
Registered Music Together teacher (families with children 0-5) at multiple locations, 2006-present
Alison Kalmus Repertory Theatre (AKT)
Co-teacher of Youth Musical Theatre Workshop, 2004-2006
University of Southern California
Flute Instructor and Flute Ensemble Coach, 2000-2003
Teaching Assistant, USC Department of Music History, 2002-2003
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Adjunct Faculty in Flute Performance, 1999-2000
Cary School of Music
Flute and Piano Instructor, 1998-2000
Honors and Achievements
USC Pi Kappa Lambda Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, 2004.
USC Thornton School of Music Department of Composition Most Valuable Player Award, 2003.
Mary Louise Remy Endowed P.E.O. Scholar Award, 2002-2003. Selected nationally from over 600 nominations of graduate students for $8000 scholarship.
USC Thornton School of Music Endowed Music Scholarship, 2000-2002.
Honorable Mention, 2001 Frank Bowen Competition of the Albuquerque Flute Association.
Third Place Winner, National Flute Association's 1999 Young Artist Competition.
Winner, Raleigh (NC) Symphony Orchestra state-wide Concerto Competition, 1997.
Chapter Leadership Award and Ruby Sword of Honor (highest award in Province), Sigma Alpha Iota Women's Music Fraternity, 1997.
Designer and Organizer, UNC's first Women in Music Day, featuring composer Joan Tower, as president of UNC’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota Women's Music Fraternity, 1997.
Semifinalist, Flute Talk Magazine National Young Artist Competition, 1996
Major Teachers
Major Flute Teachers:
    Jim Walker, 2000-2003
    Radha Prasad, 2002-2004 (North Indian flute)
    Walfrid Kujala, 1997-98
    Brooks de Wetter-Smith, 1993-97
Piano Teachers:
    Julie Sargeant, 1996-97
    Sally E. Goff, 1980-93
    Composition Teachers:
    M. William Karlins, 1997-98
    Alan Stout, 1997
    Allen Anderson, 1996-97
Master classes with Wissam Boustany, Matthias Ziegler, Robert Dick, William Bennet, Trevor Wye, Carol Wincenc, Bonita Boyd, Katherine Hoover, Susanna Self, and Joan Tower.
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