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Courtney Regester

Flute & Piano  
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Courtney Regester has performed in some of the most famous and beautiful concert halls in the world, ranging from Boston’s own Symphony Hall to the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Through her work with The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, she has contributed to world premiers of epic wind ensemble literature written by composers Adam Schoenberg and Jennifer Jolly. She has also participated and helped organize multiple chamber outreach concerts, one of which raised over $12,000 for The Initiative to Educate Afghan Women.


Throughout her musical career, Courtney has performed as principal flute with The University of Texas Symphony Orchestra, The University of Texas Butler Opera Center, The University of Texas Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony, Boston University Symphony and Chamber Orchestras and the Boston University Wind Ensemble. She has also performed in the Apollo Orchestra, Longwood Orchestra, ZACH Theatre’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” and The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s European Tour. With The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, she has performed world premiers of Adam Schoenberg’s Symphony No. 2 “Migration” and Jennifer Jolly’s “The Eyes of the World are Upon You” in the spring of 2017 in Austin, Texas. In addition, she has also premiered Martin Amlin’s Sonata for Five Flutes with the Redlime Flute Quintet in Boston, Massachusetts. She also worked with Reference Recordings to create an album of The University of Texas Wind Ensemble performing Stephen Montague’s Intrada 1631, John Corgliano’s Concerto for Clarinet, Jennifer Jolly’s The Eyes of the World are Upon You, and Adam Schoengerg’s Symphony No. 2 “Migration.”


Courtney has performed in multiple chamber groups since 2014, and has participated and organized multiple outreach concerts with these groups. Her wind quintet and wind trio at the University of Texas at Austin performed in multiple nursing homes and music appreciation classes, and her two flute and piano trio performed at Rosie’s Place, a women’s shelter in Boston, Massachusetts. Additionally, she helped organize, and perform in, two outreach concerts with the University of Texas Flute Choir. One of these concerts successfully raised over $12,000 for the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women in the spring of 2016.


A native of Austin, Texas, Courtney has been studying flute since the age of eleven. She completed her Bachelors in Music Performance at The University of Texas at Austin with Professor Marianne Gedigian, where she received the Doty Society Butler School of Music Scholarship. Courtney is also received her Masters in Flute Performance and Performance Diploma in Instrumental Music at Boston University with Professor Linda Toote where she received the Boston University College of Fine Arts Music Scholarship and worked as the non-major flute lesson teacher from 2019-2020 and Graduate Assistant for the Woodwind Department from 2019-2022. Courtney is currently working as a Flute Finisher for Powell Flutes. Courtney has taught privately in Austin, Texas and continues to do so in Boston, Massachusetts. In her free time she enjoys reading as many books as she can, exploring beautiful trails and parks in and outside of Boston and spending time with friends and family.

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