An advocate for the performance and education of new music in solo and chamber settings, flutist Kathryn Scarbrough is the artistic director and a founding member of ENSEMBLE.TWENTY.21 – the Hochstein School’s resident contemporary music ensemble, a founding member of Fem Vindar [a woodwind quintet], and VocaSynth duo with clarinetist Marcy Bacon. Recent performances include the Eastman School of Music's Women in Music Festival, 'Live from Hochstein' NPR Radio Broadcast, Guest Artist Series at Nazareth College, Houghton College, and Roberts Wesleyan College, National Flute Convention, Hochstein's Spotlight on Faculty Series, and a recent recording of compositions arranged/directed by Jazz Professor Bill Dobbins, of The Eastman School. She has collaborated with composers Sun Mi Ro, Cary Ratcliffe, Bill Dobbins, Russell Scarbrough, and William Kleinsasser. Future performances include the 40th Annual National Flute Association Convention in August of 2012 and the 2013 Eastman School of Music's Women in Music Festival.
An accomplished educator, Ms. Scarbrough has served for 10 years on the flute faculty, as Co-Chair of the Woodwind, Brass and Percussion Department, and as the director of the Scholarship Flute Choir at the Hochstein School of Music and Dance in Rochester, NY. Her students have gone on to gain scholarship acceptance at elite music conservatories and prominent schools of music throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe. She has taught the seminar, Entrepreneurship in Music, at Nazareth College in Rochester, NY and FLUTETREK: An interactive approach to Extended Techniques for the Rochester Flute Association, Inc.
She holds the degrees of Master of Music in Flute Performance from Arizona State University School of Music and Bachelor of Science in Flute Performance from Towson University - both with high distinction, and was principal flute/piccolo in the US Marine Band in Quantico, VA from 1997-99.
40th Annual National Flute Association Convention
August 10, 2012 @ 5pm
'Short & Sweet'
Las Vegas, Nevada
Watch for 2012-13
© 2006 Kathryn Scarbrough