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Schuyler Thornton
(she/her/hers)
Private Lesson Instructor, Flute
Woodwinds
Community Arts

The most exciting part of teaching is helping my students find their voice and feel comfortable telling their stories through their instrument.

Degrees & Accomplishments
DMA student in Flute Performance, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
MM in Performance, James Madison University
BM in Performance, Lawrence University
BA in Government, Lawrence University
Contributing Author for Flute Talk Magazine
Biography

Schuyler Thornton is a dynamic performer and teacher pursuing her DMA under the tutelage of Bart Feller at Rutgers University. She has performed as principal flute with Rockbridge Symphony, Waynesboro Symphony, and Sewanee Music Festival. A versatile musician, Thornton enjoys playing in pit orchestras, and performs with Ohio Light Opera and Opera Theater Rutgers, and was principal flute of College Light Opera. She was a featured performer at the New York and Wisconson Flute Fairs; New Jersey Music Educators Association, Virginia Music Educators Association, and College Band Directors National Association conferences; and in numerous master classes. Thornton has performed on piccolo with Southern Virginia Opera and Rockbridge Symphony. Thornton has several articles published in Flute Talk and The Instrumentalist, and serves as treasurer of the New Jersey Flute Society.