Flute Studio

Gold Medal ConcertAs a flute student at Truman, you’ll receive individual attention in a positive and supportive learning environment. Our members are dedicated to achieving excellence as performers, music educators, and scholars. You’ll take weekly private lessons, performance and pedagogy classes, chamber music instruction and coaching, and ongoing academic and career advising.

You can explore a wide range of performing experiences – including two wind symphonies, concert band, marching band, flute quartet, mixed chamber ensembles, and the annual Gold Medal Concerto Competition. Ensemble participation and music scholarships are based on audition and are open to both music majors and non-majors.

A Lively Community of Learners

Learn from the best performers from all over the world as Truman frequently hosts guest performers and lecturers to provide professional recitals, clinics, and master classes.

Some past guest performers include:

  • The Southeast Baroque Ensemble (Paul Thompson, Baroque Flutist and Professor of Flute at Southeast MO State University)
  • Dr. Christine Beard (Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Nebraska/Omaha)
  • Roberto Maggio (Professor of Flute at the Conservatory of Music in Benevento, Italy)
  • Dr. John Bailey (Professor of Flute at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  • Dr. Kimberly Risinger (Professor of Flute at Illinois State University)
  • Nicole Esposito (Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Iowa)

Preparing for Lives That Matter

Graduates of the Truman Flute Studio have been accepted into prestigious graduate programs in performance, music education, instrument repair, and music therapy such as:

  • Yale University
  • Indiana University
  • University of Kansas
  • Arizona State University
  • Northern IL University
  • Minnesota Technical College

For more information on flute study at Truman, please contact Dr. Julianna Moore.

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See Alumnus Dominic Armstrong in Christmas PerformanceSee Alumnus Dominic Armstrong in Christmas Performance

December 15, 2020

Truman and the Lyceum Committee are pleased to bring performances directly to your home this season. Please join us (virtually) on December 17th at 7:00 p.m. (CST) as alumnus Dominic Armstrong (’02) brings a joyous concert celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday and the holiday season. Dominic will be joined by his wife, soprano Ashley Emerson, as […]

Woodwinds Students Receive Awards at 2020 MMTA CompetitionWoodwinds Students Receive Awards at 2020 MMTA Competition

November 18, 2020

The Missouri Music Teachers Association hosts an annual statewide competition, and this year Truman was well represented with numerous students receiving awards in the Collegiate Woodwind category.  These students worked above and beyond by learning three contrasting solos, paying the extra audition and accompanist fees, and making/uploading their audition videos.  It was an extremely beneficial learning […]

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