Flutist Julie Baker is an active performer and instructor in the Greater Cincinnati area. Dr. Baker holds the position of Adjunct Instructor of Flute at Mount St. Joseph University as well as teaching at the Music Academy at the Mount.
In addition to teaching, Dr. Baker has performed with numerous ensembles in the region including Cincinnati Chamber Opera, Queen City Chamber Opera, Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony, Richmond Symphony Orchestra and School House Symphony.
A recent graduate of the the University of Cincinnati, College Conseratory of Music, Dr. Baker also completed a Masters degree at the same institution. A native of Texas, Dr. Baker attended the University of Texas at Austin where she earned a Bachelor of Music in Applied Flute and studied with Marianne Gedigian. Her principle teachers include Jack Wellbaum, Bradley Garner, Marianne Gedigian and Karl Kraber.
Dr. Baker has performed at flute conventions across the United States. Most recently, she presented and performed at the Mid-South Flute Fair and the Kentucky Flute Society Fair in addition to adjudicating the live rounds for the Central Ohio Flute Association Competitions. Active in the competition circuit, Dr. Baker was a winner in the Masterclass Competitions of the 2011 National Flute Association convention and has also been a finalist in the Kentucky Flute Society’s Young Artist and Orchestral Audition Competitions where she won 3rd and 2nd prize, respectively. Prior to that Ms. Baker has been a semi-finalist in the Maine International Competition (2009), the Frank Bowen Young Artist Competition (2005), and winner of the Austin Flute Club Junior (1999) and Senior (2000) Young Artist Competitions as well as a winner of the Pearl Amster Concerto Competition (2000).