Daynah Charlow is a junior Music Education major at Middle Tennessee State University. She grew up in The Bahamas and moved to Knoxville Tennessee her junior year of high school, were she attended Bearden High School. During her last year of high school, she participated in All East Tennessee Red Band, and Knox County Honor Band. Daynah currently plays in the MTSU Symphonic Band and acts as Assistant Flute Section Leader of the Band of Blue.
Becca Luther is an Exercise Science major minoring in music. She has been playing flute since 6th grade. Becca graduated from with distinction from Blackman High School in Murfreesboro, TN. She studied with Kerry Shaffer her sophomore and junior year of high school, and studied with Rebecca Murphy her senior year of high school. Currently, she is studying with Deanna Little. Becca was in the Mid-State Band her junior and senior year of high school. She also went to Europe with the Tennessee Ambassadors of Music the summer before her junior year of high school, and wishes to return in the near future. Her senior year she was lucky enough to make the All-State Band. Becca is currently playing in MTSU’s Symphonic Band, as well as Flute Choir.
Jane Adele (Janadel) Scott is from Lawrenceburg, Tennessee and graduated from Lawrence County High School in 2011. There she played flute and piccolo in her school marching band, the Big Gold Machine, and was section leader her senior year. She studied general subjects and private instruction flute with Sarah Beth Hanson at the University of Tennessee at Martin for one year. Afterward she attended Columbia State Community College where she received her associate degree of fine arts with an emphasis in music. She has studied flute with Rebecca Murphy on and off for the past five years, both in private lessons and now in private instruction for with the university. She is currently in her fourth semester at MTSU and is a composition major, studying with Dr. Paul Osterfield in the composition studio. Last semester she studied composition with Dr. Yoomi Paick where she did the majority of her work on her first composition, A Dying Snail, a five movement character piece depicting the narrative of a snail that dies and comes back to life. It is to be performed this October in Hinton Hall as part of the composition studio student recital.
Alice Judy is currently a junior at Middle Tennessee State University pursuing a BM in Flute Performance and a BS in Psychology. Her primary flute instructors include Donald Gottlieb and Deanna Little. In her collegiate career, Alice has performed in the MTSU Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, and Flute Choir. Alice is also a founding and performing member of the Perfect Fifth wind quintet. She was selected in 2017 and 2018 to perform at the National Flute Association convention in the Collegiate Flute Choir. A Kentucky native, Alice is a 2015 alumnus of the Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts and a 2016 graduate of Louisville’s Youth Performing Arts School. She has performed in masterclasses for Tabitha Easley, Tim Hagen, Nicole Riner, Ai Goldsmith, Bart Feller, and William Bennett.
Christine Barham is a junior at Middle Tennessee State University currently pursuing a degree in Flute Performance and Music Industry with a minor in Recording Industry. Her primary instructors include Julie Ditzel and Deanna Little. In her collegiate career she has performed with the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Winds, Flute Choir, and various chamber ensembles. She was selected to perform in the 2017 and 2018 National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir, and has played in masterclasses for William Bennett, Tabitha Easley, Bart Feller, Ai Goldsmith, Erik Gratton, Timothy Hagen, Nicole Riner, and Mimi Stillman. In high school she was selected for numerous honor ensembles, including The Honor Band of America, All-State, Midstate, and the Williamson County Honor Band. She also performed in the inaugural Chamber Music National Festival in 2015 with the Franklin Winds. She is an alumnus of the 2015 Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts and returned to serve as a counselor in the summer of 2018. Christine
is striving to pursue a career as an orchestral flutist and private instructor.