Collection of notable flutists who have made publicly available recordings of the flute repertoire represented on the MASTERING the FLUTE website.
Jeanne Baxtresser is a renown American flutist and teacher.
She studied flute with Emil Opava in Minnesota, and Julius Baker at the Julliard School of Music. During her last year at Julliard, she won the principal flute position in the Montreal Symphony orchestra. Seven years later she was appointed the principal flute position of the Toronto Symphony orchestra.
In 1981 she was invited by Zubin Mehta to join the New York Philharmonic, becoming the first female principal flute in orchestra’s history. Jeanne Baxtresser appeared as soloist with the New York Philharmonic on more than fifty occasions and has been featured as a soloist across North America and Europe.
She has made numerous recordings as a soloist and chamber musician for Cala and MSR Classics labels.
Jeanne Baxtresser is a faculty member of The Juilliard School and the Manhattan School of Music, as well as a professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.
Additionally she is an author of several books: Orchestral Excerpts for Flute with Piano Accompaniment, Orchestral Excerpts for Flute with Spoken Commentary, and Great Flute Duos from the Orchestral Repertoire.