Katherine McClure, flute, began her professional career in Paris, France. Today Ms. McClure continues to be an active chamber and orchestral player in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. Ms. McClure has performed as principal flute with Ronan Tynan in Carnegie Hall, and at the Beacon Theater and similar venues with Patti Lupone, Linda Ronstadt, and Lee Ann Rimes. She regularly performs with Riverside Symphonia, Delaware Valley Philharmonic, American Repertory Ballet orchestra, Garden State Symphonic band, and Greater Trenton Symphony Orchestra. An active chamber musician, she performs with many area groups, among them the Volanti Flute Quartet, Lyons Chamber Players (NYC), and as a duo partner with Esma Pasic-Filipovic, piano.
Ms. McClure is a member of the National Flute Association, the British Flute Society, the New York Flute Club and the New Jersey Music Teachers Association. In addition to Westminster Conservatory of Music where she has taught since 1990, Ms. McClure teaches flute and chamber music at the Lawrenceville School, and she maintains a private studio in Kingston, New Jersey.
Ms. McClure earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music and French from Skidmore College, and a Master of Music in flute performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, where she was a student of James Scott and Robert Dick. She pursued further intensive studies with Julius Baker (New York), William Bennett (London), and Michel Debost (Paris).