Jillian Storey // flutist / educator /advocate
Jillian just finished her first year as a doctoral candidate at UNC Greensboro where she is a Teaching Assistant in the flute studio and is studying with Dr. Erika Boysen. An avid teacher and music advocate, Jillian has held numerous teaching and leadership roles. She currently teaches in the Greensboro area, is the curator for the Pre-Concert Conversations series for the UNCG Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestras and an administrator for both the School of Music’s and the UNCG Flute Studio's Instagram accounts. She also serves on the Archives and Oral History Committee of the NFA, is the Newsletter editor for the Marcel Moyse Society, and will assist with the 2020 Darkwater Women in Music Festival. Previously, Jillian maintained a private teaching studio in Houston, TX, and has taught in Waco, TX, Tennessee, and spent two weeks in the summer of 2016 teaching music reading in Malaysia. She was also the Woodwind Area Coordinator of the Chamber Music Outreach Program while studying at Baylor University and a faculty member for the Baylor High School Band and Orchestra camps.
A dedicated performer, Jillian is the flutist for Catchfire Collective, a mixed chamber music ensemble in North Carolina. She has previously performed with the Waco and Bryan Symphonies and the Greensboro Opera. In 2018 she was the flutist for J.S. Bach’s B Minor Orchestral Suite, BWV 1067 with the Bryan Symphony Orchestra and is a prior finalist of the Baylor University Concerto Competition (2016) and winner of the Marcel Moyse Society’s Essay Contest (2015), TN MTNA Young Artist Competition (2013, Honorable Mention and 2010, Winner), the Joan Derrberry Memorial Competition (2010), and a finalist in the Nashville Philharmonic’s Concerto Competition (2010 and 2011). She was also the flutist for Coloratura Winds, the TX MTNA Chamber Music Competition Winner and South-Central Division’s Runner-Up in 2016.
Jillian holds an MM from Baylor University (2016) where she was a Graduate Assistant in the flute studio, and a BM from Tennessee Tech University (2012), with further flute studies with Trevor Wye (2012-13 and 2016-17). Her primary teachers are Erika Boysen, Trevor Wye, Francesca Arnone, Roger Martin, and JoAnn McIntosh.