Jeffrey Barker Flute Masterclass

Open to all at no cost

Fri. April 12, 3:00pm PDT

2 hrs
Performing Arts Center 155 - Concert Hall

Disability Accommodations

Equal Opportunity Institution. 24+ hours advance notice is appreciated for accommodations.

Jeffrey Barker is the Associate Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony.

Jeffrey grew up in Seattle, attending Seattle Symphony concerts as a kid and taking lessons from Zartouhi Dombourian-Eby, now his colleague in the flute section. He joined the Seattle Symphony as Associate Principal Flute in 2015. Previously, he played as Principal Flute of the Boise Philharmonic since 2009. He has also performed with top orchestras around the country and the world, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Oregon Symphony, and the Singapore Symphony.

Jeffrey is passionate about using music to connect with his community. He is a recipient of the 2018 Ford Musician Award for Excellence in Community Service for his work with people in Seattle experiencing homelessness through the Seattle Symphony’s Simple Gifts Initiative. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music under the instruction of Bonita Boyd, and his Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where his teachers were Jeanne Baxtresser and Alberto Almarza.