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Knoxville, TN

Performs On:

Boston Classic RH-9k Solid Gold Flute

Artist Bio

Kathryne Salo (USA)

Kathryne (Kit) Salo is a graduate teaching assistant at Michigan State University, where she is pursuing a DMA. Originally from New Orleans, she received a BM from Louisiana State University, MA from the Royal Academy of Music, and M.M. from University of Tennessee. Major teachers include Patti Adams, Katherine Kemler, Clare Southworth, Michael Cox, Patricia Morris, Shelley Binder, and Richard Sherman.

Kathryne enjoys teaching as well as performing. She received the LRAM teaching diploma at the Royal Academy of Music and has worked as a teaching assistant at University of Tennessee and Michigan State University, instructing undergraduate and graduate students.

Orchestrally, Kathryne has performed in venues from New Orleans Arena to Royal Festival Hall to St. John’s, Smith Square, with musicians including Ellis Marsalis, Frederick Fennell, and Sir Colin Davis. In London, she performed with groups including University of London Symphony, London Arts Orchestra, and iMaestri. She has enjoyed traveling to orchestra festivals including the Pierre Monteux School (Hancock, Maine) and Aurora Chamber Music Festival (Trollhättan, Sweden). In Tennessee, Kathryne performed with Oak Ridge Symphony Orchestra and Knoxville Symphony Orchestra. She is currently co-principal with the MSU Symphony Orchestra.

In March of 2012, Kathryne was a National Finalist in the MTNA Young Artist Woodwind Competition in New York City. That month, she also performed the Jolivet Flute Concerto with the University of Tennessee Symphony Orchestra. In masterclasses, Kathryne has played most recently for Molly Barth, Walfrid Kujala, and William Bennett. With extensive experience in piccolo, alto flute, and baroque flute, Kathryne is also excited by new music. In 2011, she performed the world premiere of jazz legend Barbara Thompson’s Chinese Whispers for flute and piano. Soon she will perform a dedicated work by Costa Rican composer Alejandro Arguello (Antique Concerto).

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Kathryne Salo (USA)

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