Kathryn Scarbrough


State University of New York (Geneseo) — Lecturer of Flute
SUNY Geneseo Faculty Woodwind Quintet
SUNY New Music Ensemble
CSSM since 2014

MM (Arizona State University), BSc (Towson University)

Kathryn Scarbrough is Lecturer of Flute and a member of the Faculty Woodwind Quintet at the State University of New York (SUNY) Geneseo and Teaching Assistant for The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd International Flute Masterclass at The Eastman School of Music. 

Ms. Scarbrough is a frequent performer at The National Flute Association, Inc. Annual Conventions as soloist and collaborator premiering new works for the flute canon, and has recently become an active member of the international low flute community.  She has appeared on numerous broadcasts of Live from Hochstein (NPR), Hochstein Spotlight on FacultySeries, and the Eastman School's Women in Music Festival. Recently, she has collaborated with flutists Ali Ryerson, Chris Potter, Peter Sheridan and Tereasa Payne, and composers Bill Dobbins, Cary Ratcliffe, Sun Mi Ro, Russell Scarbrough, and William Kleinsasser.

With more than 20 years experience as an accomplished educator, clinician, and adjudicator, Ms. Scarbrough's students regularly win solo performance competitions, district and state band auditions, gain scholarship acceptance into elite music conservatories and prominent schools of music throughout the U.S., Canada, and Europe.  From 2002-2013, she served as Flute Faculty, Scholarship Flute Choir Director, Co-Chair of the Woodwind, Brass, and Percussion Department, and Assistant Dean of Students at the David G. Hochstein Memorial School of Music & Dance.

She holds the degrees of Master of Music in Flute Performance from Arizona State University School of Music and Bachelor of Science in Flute Performance from Towson University - both with high distinction, and was principal flute/piccolo in the US Marine Corps Band in Quantico, VA from 1997-99. Her primary teachers and mentors include Sara Nichols and Trygve Peterson.