Career Highlights

Suite – Widor – Romance

Background

  • International Who’s Who in Music for distinguished services to music
  • Performing as Orchestral Professional Flutist and Concert Flutist since age 16
  • Masters of Music Degree in Flute Performance
  • Honor Graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music
  • Expert in Flute Pedagogy with numerous publications
  • Author of 12 books originally published by Hal Leonard.  “Developmental and Progressive Studies for Flute  on Tone, Velocity Studies, and Scale Studies from the Teaching of Robert Cavally. 
  • Solo Flute and Piccolo with numerous Orchestras and Ensembles throughout the USA
  • Leading expert on the Robert Cavally Method of Teaching (All unpublished works left to her by his estate now ready for publication)
  • Recipient of Performance Grants/Scholarships/Research Grants/National Awards
  • Youngest Full-Time Faculty hired by Auburn University where she developed the Flute Program and served on the faculty for 12 years as Assistant Professor, Applied Flute & Theory, School of Architecture and Fine Arts
  • Founder of the First Flute Club in the Southeast
  • Director, Auburn Flute Festival, International Masterclass featuring Julius Baker, Solo flutist, New York Philharmonic
  • Faculty affiliations with: Auburn University, Dallas Baptist University, Rollins College, and Gardner-Webb University
  • Director of In-School Music Studies, Public and Private Schools, Florida, Louisiana and Texas
  • Soloist and Consultant for Young Audiences of New York
  • Clinician and Artist for Flute Clubs, Bandmaster Associations, Music Festivals, and All State competitions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Ohio, and Texas
  • Curriculum Development and NASM Committee Work in Music at the local, regional, and national level
  • Artist in Residence and Director of Ensembles, Cliff-Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas
  • Soloist for hundreds of churches, conventions, and special events
  • Owner of Flute Studios in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Ohio, and Texas
  • Founder and manager of The Millennium Quintet and Houston Flute Quartet
  • President of The Entertainment Connection of Central Florida
  • CEO- B & K Productions
  • Solo Flutist with Celtic Wynd and The Millennium Quintet.

Credits

  • Miss Columbus, Georgia and Semi Finalist for Miss Georgia
  • Named Outstanding Young Woman in Alabama and America
  • Solo Flutist at the Robert Cavally Memorial Funeral Concert, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Master of Ceremonies, Robert Cavally Tribute, National Flute Association Annual Conference. Del Coronado , San Diego, California
  • Invited to be Guest Artist and Professor at the fourth annual “Festival International De Flautistias.” Lima, Peru:
  • Flute Soloist with The Moody Blues
  • Featured Soloist at Spoletto – 5 Concerts
  • Recommended for a White House Performance
  • Performed with Orchestras and Ensembles throughout U.S.
  • Soloist with Julius Baker, First Flutist New York Philharmonic
  • Soloist and Clinician on Roster of Young Audiences of America, New York City
  • Performed in concert with Doc Severinson of the NBC Tonight Show at the age of 16
  • Selected by Michael Eisner as soloist for celebrity guests at Walt Disney World 50th Birthday Celebration
  • Performed for Celebrities, Politicians, International Sport Figures, and CEO’s through Concerts, & Special Events
  • First CD recorded, produced, leased and distributed nationally through Lady Primrose’s Inc., of Dallas, TX.
  • Proprietor of Flute Studios, The Entertainment Connection and B & K Productions
  • Author of numerous publications on flute pedagogy. Author of Robert Cavally’s Complete Progressive and Developmental Exercises for Flute – a series of 12 books.
  • Students have performed throughout USA and Europe receiving numerous local, regional, and national awards