Trevor Patricia Watkin, flutist & composer

Trevor Patricia Watkin is named after his grandmother, a fellow native of Southern California. A teacher since 1997, from 2013-2022 Trevor taught at Access Contemporary Music in Chicago, where he served first as Director of Operations and ultimately as Director of Artistic Activities. In 2019 he created the ACM Film Scoring Class, which is the […]

Rose Bishop, flute

International prize-winning flutist Rose Bishop serves as Instructor of Flute at St. Ambrose University, Coe College, Cornell College, and Kirkwood Community College. An active orchestral musician, she serves as Principal Flute of the Southeast Iowa Symphony Quincy Symphony Orchestras and Second Flute/Piccolo with the Ottumwa Symphony Orchestra, and has performed with Orchestra Iowa, the Dubuque […]

Sapphire Woodwind Quintet

Sapphire Woodwind Quintet has been entertaining audiences with eclectic programs since 2004. Sapphire has performed on concert series all over Chicagoland, including the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series, Mostly Music Chicago, the Nineteenth Century Club, and the Noontime Concerts at the University of Chicago. Sapphire has also been broadcast live on WFMT performing at […]

Lisa Goethe-McGinn, flute/teaching artist

Lisa Goethe-McGinn has an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, and teaching artist. She has performed in festivals and concerts throughout the U.S. and abroad. Known as a versatile performer, Lisa is a much sought after performer of contemporary, cutting-edge music and improvisation. She is currently working on solo and collaborative projects and with […]

Anna Fisher-Roberts, flute

Praised for her intuitive musicality, her wide range of technical abilities, and her natural stage presence, Anna Fisher-Roberts brings the masterpieces of classical music into the modern era. With innovative, interactive performances featuring both brand-new and time-honored pieces, Anna ventures to bring classical music to modern audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Anna is a […]

Suzanne Hannau, flute

Suzanne Hannau (Gillen) is an active freelance performer and teacher in the Chicagoland area noted by the Chicago Tribune for being “…especially deft at those dual actor/musician duties.”  Suzanne is passionate about the marriage of different performance arts in a production and is always looking for opportunities to combine instrumental doubling with movement, acting, and […]

Cate Hummel, flute

Dr. Cate Hummel loves performing, especially music that is not well known by both recognized and forgotten composers. She is active as a performing artist and clinician around the U.S. and internationally. Cate has collaborated with a number of contemporary composers, most recently Adina Izarra from Venezuela, to write a piece celebrating the 30th anniversary […]