Flutist Patricia George is an internationally known performer, teacher, and author. She has presented several hundred “Famous Flute Spa” masterclasses for universities, conservatories, public schools, and flute associations throughout the United States and Ireland. Currently, she is the Editor of Flute Talk Magazine and writes the monthly column “The Teacher’s Studio.” George is the co-author of the award-winning flute pedagogical series: Flute 101: Mastering the Basics, Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, Flute 102: Piano Accompaniment, Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, Flute 103: Piano Accompaniment, The Flute Scale Book, Advanced Studies: The Art of Chunking, and The Flute Vibrato Book, all published by Theodore Presser Company. The books The Art of Chunking for Clarinet and The Top Octave are in progress.
George has served as flute professor on the faculties of the Eastman School of Music Preparatory Department, Idaho State University (Faculty Achievement Award 1996), Brigham Young University-Idaho, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, and the American Band College. She is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music (BM, MM, Performer’s Certificate in Flute).
Her principal teachers were Frances Blaisdell, Joseph Mariano, William Kincaid, and Julius Baker. She currently resides in Appleton, WI with her husband American composer Thom Ritter George. Patricia George
Boston-based flutist Dr. Amy Sue Dombach, D.M.A. holds degrees in flute performance from Oberlin Conservatory (B.M., flute performance and musicology) and Boston University College of Fine Arts (M.M., D.M.A). She is an authority on the development of the flute concerto in 20th-century America.
Dombach's passion for teaching led her to pursue further training through the Menschell Junior Faculty Training Program at Harvard University. Dombach has lectured on pedagogy and performance anxiety and has been published in Flute Talk Magazine. Having served on the faculty since 2008, Dr. Dombach currently serves as chair of the Wind, Brass, Percussion Department at The Community Music Center of Boston. She maintains vibrant studios privately and through The Music Center.
Dr. Dombach has performed internationally, as well as throughout the United States, and is an active freelance musician in Boston. As a soloist, her varied and balanced recital programs invite audience members to explore traditional and contemporary compositions side-by-side. Dombach advocates for contemporary music through her tireless work collaborating with living composers. Dombach can often be heard performing chamber music, most recently with the Boston-based chamber group, Duo Amie.
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