Guest Artists

Guest artists are an integral part of the study of music. The flute studio at Eastern Michigan University is actively involved in hosting guest artists and clinicians. Our guests have included the following:

  • Teresa Beaman, Professor Flute, University of California at Fresno
  • Christopher Caliendo, Composer of World Music for flute
  • Holly Clemans, Professor of Flute, Concordia University
  • Philip Dikeman, Former Assistant Principal Flute, Detroit Symphony Orchestra and former Professor of Flute at Vanderbilt University.
  • Eric Lamb, solo contemporary flutist, ICE
  • Penelope Fischer, principal flutist Ann Arbor Symphony, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Rhonda Larson, Grammy award winning flutist, in conjunction with the SEMFA 3rd Annual Flute Festival
  • Marianne Gedigian, Professor of Flute, University of Texas at Austin, former flutist with Boston Symphony and Boston Pops
  • Wendy Herbener Mehne, Professor of Flute, Ithaca College
  • Christina Jennings, Winner Concert Artists Guild Competition, Professor of Flute at the University of Colorado
  • Melmer, Elmer Suveges and Melanie Webster, flute repair specialists, Warren, Michigan
  • Barbara Ogar, flutist and teacher, Sterling Heights, MI
  • Kate Prestia Schaub piccolo
  • Nan Raphael, piccolo
  • Ali Ryerson, jazz flute soloist
  • Sharon Sparrow, flutist, Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    Sharon Sparrow with Jessica Peltz Smith
    Sharon Sparrow with Jessica Peltz Smith
    Sharon Sparrow with Jessica Peltz Smith

    Sharon Sparrow with Jessica Peltz Smith

  • Glennis Stout, flutist, historian, teacher, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • David Straubinger, Straubinger Flute Pad Company, Indiana
  • Carrie Wiesinger, flutist and teacher, masters recipient Manhattan School of Music, flutist with Hollywood Concert Orchestra and Saginaw Symphony,  EMU alum
  • Jeffrey Zook, piccolo, Detroit Symphony Orchestra

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