Katherine McClure, flute, began her professional career in Paris, France. Today Ms. McClure continues to be an active chamber and orchestral player in the greater Tri-State area.. Ms. McClure has performed as principal flute with the Strauss Symphony of America at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Strathmore Center, the State Theater, New Brunswick, and the Kimmel Center. She regularly performs on flute and piccolo with the Riverside Symphonia, the Capitol Philharmonic of New Jersey, American Repertory Ballet orchestra, Newtown Chamber orchestra, and the Garden State Symphonic band. An active chamber musician she performs with many area groups, among them the Volanti Flute Quartet, Trio Brillante, High Winds, 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 1989, Ms. McClure teachers flute 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 form 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).