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Lansing, MI

Performs On:

Boston Classic RH-14k Gold Flute with 9k Gold Keys


Artist Bio

Kathryne Salo (USA)

Kathryne Salo performs as Principal Flute of Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra and Piccoloist of Lansing Symphony Orchestra. She also serves as Instructor of Flute at Kellogg Community College and teaches at Ada Conservatory of Music. Kathryne completed her DMA at Michigan State University in 2017, where she served as Instructor of Flute that summer. A
Louisiana native, she has performed in venues from New Orleans Arena to Royal Festival Hall to
St. John’s, Smith Square, with musicians including Pablo Heras-Casado, Ellis Marsalis,
Frederick Fennell, and Sir Colin Davis.

As a soloist, Kathryne has performed with the MSU Symphony, the University of Tennessee
Symphony, and Monroe (LA) Symphony. She has freelanced with Knoxville Symphony, Oak
Ridge (TN) Symphony, West Michigan Symphony, Jackson (MI) Symphony, Holland (MI)
Symphony, and London Arts Orchestra. Orchestral festival experience includes the Texas Music
Festival, Hot Springs Music Festival, Pierre Monteux Music Festival, and Aurora Chamber
Music Festival (Trollhättan, Sweden). Kathryne has also won awards in the Ervin Monroe Young
Artist Competition (Detroit, MI, 2016, 2014), Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition
(Houston, TX, 2016), and MTNA Young Artist Woodwind Competition (New York City, 2012).

With an LRAM teaching diploma and four years spent as a graduate teaching assistant, Kathryne
has a passion for flute pedagogy. In 2017, she presented several lectures: The Art of the Vocalise:
Flutist as Singer and Edgar Varèse’s Density 21.5 and Chou-Wen-Chung’s Cursive: The
Dynamism of Culture. In 2018, she presented a workshop at the National Flute Association
Annual Convention, based on The Art of Vocalise. Kathryne also earned degrees from the
University of Tennessee, the Royal Academy of Music, and Louisiana State University. Major
teachers include Richard Sherman, Shelley Binder, Clare Southworth, Michael Cox, Patricia
Morris, Katherine Kemler, and Patti Adams. She is a Theodore Presser Scholar, National Merit
Scholar, and Sousa Band Award winner.

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Kathryne Salo (USA)

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