Teaches Flute, Piano
Areas of Instruction
Dr. Amara Guitry graduated from the Oberlin College Conservatory of Music with degrees in both historical and modern flute performance. Her first Master’s Degree is in modern flute performance from The Ohio State University. Dr. Guitry received a first prize award at the American Bach Soloists International Baroque Oboe and Flute Competition and was invited back as a soloist with the ABS for performances in San Francisco and Berkeley, California. She was a recipient of a Fulbright Graduate Student Award to the United Kingdom, and was granted a Master’s Degree in Early Music Performance from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Amara was awarded her doctorate from City University London and the Guildhall School and she has presented her work at international symposiums for musical and interdisciplinary research in Europe. Amara enjoys chamber music and has performed with a wide range of musical groups in the United Kingdom, United States, Poland, and Holland. She has performed with the Mercury Orchestra, Apollo’s Fire – The Cleveland Baroque Orchestra, The Columbus Symphony Orchestra, The English Haydn Festival, the Purcell Singers & Orchestra, and the Pepys Ensemble. She currently serves as principle flute of the The Washington National Cathedral Baroque Orchestra. She is an avid teacher of both modern and baroque musicians and especially enjoys introducing and working with modern flute players on the baroque flute.