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In reflecting on the past year, during a pandemic, I kept VERY busy:


In May 2020 I was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor of Flute.

I produced a CD titled “Vanderbilt Virtuosi”, released on Blue Griffin Recording, featuring Blair faculty performers and works of Blair faculty and alumni.

I recorded and produced a solo flute video production: “Ineffable” which is available on the Vanderbilt and Molly Barth YouTube Channels

Online performances included:

MaerzMuzik Berlin, commissioned work of Kristina Wolfe

Bang On A Can Marathon, commissioned work of Kristina Wolfe

Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt Virtuosi CD release concert

Chatter Concert Series, Albuquerque NM

NY Flute Club, Edgard Varèse original and reworked “Density 21.5” presentation

Raleigh Area Flute Association Festival, NC


I was a guest clinician as follows:

University of South Carolina, virtual flute masterclass,

New Music Series curated by Nick Photinos, titled “1:2:1 Online intensive for Composers and Performers”

Raleigh Area Flute Association Festival, masterclass and extended techniques workshop

University of North Carolina, virtual flute masterclass

University of Wisconsin-Madison, virtual flute masterclass

Blair Academy flute masterclass

Aria International Summer Academy Faculty


I was involved in the premieres of the following:

Julia Wolfe, Oxygen, flute ensemble work

Kristina Wolfe, Listening to the Wind, for solo amplified flute

Michael Rose, To the Four Winds, for flute, oboe, bassoon and horn

Michael Slayton, softeR.Mutt.errings for flute, bassoon and viola

Michael Rose, Dream for Light Years, for flute, trombone, violin and cello


I co-wrote an article for the The New York Flute Club, Fall 2020 issue, “Density 21.5, a performer’s perspective”

I was a 2020 Music Panelist for the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts, Santa Monica CA.
I was a NAACP ACT-SO High School Contemporary Instrumental Competition Judge (online)

Student achievements:

Contemporary Music Ensemble, which I co-directed, offered the inaugural concert at the National Museum of African American Music

2021 Blair Concerto Competition Winner Holly Venkitaswaran, finalist Steven Wu

2020 Beyond the Masterclass, Jim Walker summer session: Holly Venkitaswaran
2020 National Flute Association Masterclass Competition winner: Steven Wu

Admission to graduate schools:

Crystal Kim, Carnegie-Mellon

Maya Koteshwar, University of South Carolina

Savannah Gentry, Manhattan School of Music

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