I want YOU to be confident. Growth, originality, and independence are my top priorities. Through music or your website, I want to create a space for you to thrive, learn, and laugh.
Empowering you to express yourself through your music and your business is my dream.
So c'mon, let's reach our full potential together.
That's what I'm here for!
A flutist from Lenoir, North Carolina, Caroline Church holds a Bachelor's degree in Flute Performance from Appalachian State University's Hayes School of Music, where she studied under Dr. Nancy Schneeloch-Bingham. Upon graduating in May 2020, Caroline held principal positions of ensembles in the Hayes School of Music, including the Appalachian Symphony Orchestra (ASO) and the Appalachian Wind Ensemble (AWE). She is a member of the Raleigh Area Flute Association (RAFA), the Flute Society of Washington (FSW), and the National Flute Association (NFA). In 2016, 2017, and 2018, she received 1st place in the RAFA Contest and Review for her division. In the following year, 2019, Caroline won runner-up in the Hayes School of Music Concerto-Aria Competition. She has performed at the NFA convention in Orlando, Florida and has performed with the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra in Johnson City, Tennessee as well as Appalachia: A Southeastern Wind Symphony based in Knoxville, Tennessee. During her studies, Caroline has participated in masterclasses with many renowned flutists such as William Bennett, Stephen Preston, Valerie Coleman, and Goran Marcusson.
Before attending graduate school, Caroline taught PK-5 general music in Stafford, Virginia, in addition to teaching piano at The Music Studio of Stafford and instructing flute lessons. Caroline is now pursuing a Master’s of Music in Flute Performance at George Mason University, studying with Julianna Nickel, along with the PK-12 Music Education Licensure Certificate. While at Mason, Caroline has played principal flute in the Mason Symphony Orchestra (MSO), has been active in the chamber music program, and was chosen to play in the 2022 Annual Honors Recital. Outside of school, she maintains a flute studio, The Flute Studio of Fairfax, which is nearing twenty students. Along with teaching private flute, Caroline has given masterclasses and sectionals at numerous high schools and middle schools. She has also served as a judge for honors band auditions and will be serving on a panel of judges for the upcoming Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention Student Honors Competition.
Caroline plans to graduate in Spring 2023 with her Master’s in flute performance and will complete her music education licensure certificate after student teaching in Fall 2023. After graduating, Caroline plans to keep performing and building her private flute studio while teaching general music.