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Student & Alumni Accomplishments

Current Students

Pamela Bereuter (Doctoral Student at FSU)

  • Won 3rd Flute/Piccolo of the Tallahassee Symphony

 

Emma Cranford (Flute Performance undergraduate at FSU)

  • Winner of the Austin Flute Club Young Artist Competition

 

Paige Douglas (Flute Performance undergraduate at FSU)

  • Accepted to Wintergreen Summer Music Festival 

 

Sarah Kimbro (Flute Performance undergraduate at FSU)

  • Winner of the Mid-South Masterclass Competition

 

Cameron McGill (Flute Performance undergraduate at FSU)

  • Selected for the NFA Collegiate Flute Choir (2024)

 

Ryleigh Templeton (Flute Performance undergraduate at FSU)

  • Winner of the Mid-South Masterclass Competition

 

Brenna Wiinanen (Doctoral Student at FSU)

  • Communications and Education Coordinator and Wintergreen Summer Music Festival

 

Former Undergraduate Students

Mackenzie Hargis

  • Attending University of Northern Colorado on a full assistantship for a Master of Music Degree

  • 2023 Atlanta Flute Club Orchestral Excerpts Masterclass Performer for Christina Smith, Principal Flutist of the Atlanta Symphony 

Alli Harris (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Music Education 2022)

  • Choir and Middle School General Music Teacher at Portland East Middle School

 

Rachael Lawson (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Flute Performance & Music Education 2020)

  • Current doctoral student at Florida State University

  • Master of Music Degree and Graduate Teaching Assistantship from the University of Wyoming (2022)

  • Winner of UGA's summer C.R.E.A.T.E. competition

  • Performer at N.F.A. 2019 and 2022

 

Kent Mathis (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Flute Performance 2024)

  • Attending University of Northern Colorado for a Master of Music Degree

 

Skylar McGee (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Music Education 2022)

  • Band Director at South Middle School 

 

Brittany McGuire (Tennessee Tech, Biology major, Flute Performance minor 2020)

  • Middle school science teacher at Wilson County Schools

 

Calista Richlen (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Flute Performance 2021)

  • Current Master's student in Flute Performance at the Longy Conservatory

  • Winner of the 2020 Derryberry Memorial Concerto Competition

  • 2021 Atlanta Flute Club Masterclass Performer for Christina Smith, Principal Flutist of the Atlanta Symphony

 

Rebecca Rosales (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Music Education 2020)

  • Drum major instructor at Tennessee Tech University

  • Flute and piano teacher at Stevens Street School of Performing Arts

Lucas Schaefer

  • 2022 National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir Competition Winner

Joanna Sells (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Flute Performance 2022)

  • Currently pursuing a master's and equivalency in Music Therapy at Appalachian State University

 

Autum Winston (Tennessee Tech, B.M. Music Education 2023)

  • Director of Bands at Lincoln County High School 

Tennessee Tech Flute Choir

  • Selected to perform at the 2023 Florida Flute Fair in Orlando, FL

  • Selected to perform at the 2022 National Flute Association Convention in Chicago, IL

  • Selected to perform at the 2022 Mid-South Flute Fair in Lebanon, TN

  • Selected to perform at the 2021 virtual National Flute Association Convention

  • Selected to perform at the 2020 virtual Chicago Flute Festival

  • Selected to perform at the 2019 Mid-South Flute Fair in Memphis, TN 

 

Former Private Students (5th-12th Grade)

Marissa Bedard

  • Marissa currently serves as a band director in Wisconsin

  • In the Fall of 2013, Marissa began her studies at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory where she majored in Music Education

  • 2013 Connecticut All-State Orchestra, Principal Flute

  • 2012 Connecticut High School Eastern Regionals Orchestra

  • 2011 Connecticut High School Eastern Regionals Wind Ensemble 

  • 2012 – 2013 Hartt CD Chamber Music Scholarship 

  • 2012 – 2013 3rd Flute/Piccolo, Connecticut Youth Symphony 

 

Emily Denucci​

  • 2nd Prize at the National Flute Association's High School Competition

  • Currently attends the Curtis Institute of Music

 

Cyrus Duff

  • Cyrus completed his studies at Yale University where he majored in Music and Creative Writing

  • 2013 -  2014 Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble Member

  • 2012 - 2013 Philharmonia Member

Katie Gagnon

  • Katie completed her studies at Hamilton College where she played in the orchestra 

  • 2016-2017 Eastern Regionals Member 

  • 2015-2016 CT All Regional Ensemble Member

  • 2014 - 2017 Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble Member

  • 2013 - 2014 Philharmonia Member

  • 2012 Middle School Eastern Regional Wind Ensemble

 

Christopher Grossack

  • Christopher completed his studies at Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2013-2014 High School Eastern Regionals Ensemble

  • 2013 - 2015 Connecticut Youth Orchestra and GHYWE Member

  • 2013 CMEA Festival, First Flute

  • 2012 – 2013 Philharmonia Member 

  • Tri-M Musical Honors Society

  • Hartt School Community Division Performance Diploma Candidate

Jennifer Kornacki

  • Jennifer completed her studies at Stone Hill College where she played in the orchestra

  • 2015-2016 CT All Regional Ensemble Member

  • Tri-M Musical Honors Society

Rebecca Lindblom

  • 2014-2015 High School Eastern Regionals Ensemble

  • 2014 - 2015 Greater Hartford Youth Wind Ensemble Member

  • 2013 - 2014 High School Eastern Regionals Ensemble

  • 2013 - 2014 Philharmonia Member

 

Theo Marvell-Brown

  • Third Place in the Colorado Flute Association K-12 Competition (3-5 Division)​

 

Amelia Peck

  • Amelia completed her studies at the University of Virginia

  • 2nd Prize Winner of the 2017 Golden Classical Music Awards

  • Performance at Carnegie Hall in November 2017

  • 2017 Graduate of the Performer's Certificate Program at The Hartt School 

  • 2016-2017 Eastern Regionals Member

  • 2015-2016 GHYWE Member

  • 2012 - 2015 HCD Philharmonia Member       

 

Haley Troy

  • Haley completed her studies at Wellesley College where she majored in Neuroscience with a minor in Flute Performance

  • 2011 High School Eastern Regionals Wind Ensemble 

 

Alyssa Venora

  • Alyssa completed her studies at the University of Connecticut where she majored in Music Education

  • 2012 High School Eastern Regional Wind Ensemble                           

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