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Erin McKibben

BM from the University of Puget Sound. Flute.
photo of Erin McKibben

Erin McKibben, flute student of Karla Flygare, graduated with a BM in flute performance from the University of Puget Sound. She has been principal flute in the University Wind Ensemble and the University Symphony Orchestra, and participates in flute ensemble, chamber groups with Cordelia Wikarski-Miedel, and the New Music Ensemble. She was a winner of the 2003/04 Concerto/Aria Contest and is a School of Music Endowed Award recipient. She is vice president for the Beta Delta chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota and is a member of the Muses theme house. In 2003, Erin was a winner of the National Flute Association Masterclass Performers Competition where she played for Carol Wincenc and spent the past two summers attending the Julius Baker International Masterclass where she played for Julius Baker, Gary Shocker, Joshua Smith, Trudy Kane, Sandra Church and Bradley Garner. This summer, she will attend the ARIA International Summer Music Academy, perform in the Anatomy of Sound Masterclass with Amy Porter, and possibly attend the Aspen Music School. In Portland, Erin was a student of Rosemary Wood and a member of the Portland Youth Philharmonic for three years as well as the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir for seven years, where she also acted as flute accompanist. She also participated in several All-State Orchestras and played in the 2001 All-Northwest Orchestra. Erin participated in the State Solo Contest all four years of high school, winning in 2000. In order to pursue her flute studies, Erin plans on attending graduate school after her graduation this year.


Last Updated: Saturday, August 5, 2006