Mindy KaufmanBurkart Elite Piccolo – New York Philharmonic, USA
Ms. Kaufman has appeared as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of former Music Directors Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, and Lorin Maazel. For one season she substituted as principal flute with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Kaufman performs chamber music regularly with her colleagues in the New York Philharmonic Ensembles, and has performed at the Moab Music Festival, Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music, and Grand Teton Music Festival.
In September 2014, Ms. Kaufman was invited to teach in the inaugural two weeks of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy, created through a New York Philharmonic Global Academy partnership with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She previously taught at Columbia University and Mannes Prep. Mindy Kaufman has been a featured artist at the Japan Flute Convention and the National Flute Convention. A sought-after commercial musician, she has performed on more than 45 film sound tracks.
Sharon Williams Burkart Piccolo, London Symphony Orchestra, UK
Sharon Williams is the Principal Piccolo of the London Symphony Orchestra one of the world’s leading orchestras where she has been for the past 9 years. Prior to that she was Principal Piccolo in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic. She regularly works with most of Britain’s major orchestras and freelances on film sessions and other commercial work.
She is also currently Professor of piccolo at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama and regularly gives masterclasses. Major conductors she has worked with include Valery Gergiev, Sir Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink, Lorin Maazel and Rostropovich. Sharon can be heard playing Burkart piccolos on the “LSO Live” label and many film scores including Star Wars and Harry Potter.
Geoffrey Collins 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, Australia
Geoffrey currently holds two positions: his long standing appointment as flautist with the Australia Ensemble and principal flute with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Geoffrey has held a number of the country’s most coveted flute positions, including associate principal flute and frequent guest principal with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and, for many years, principal flute in the Australian Chamber Orchestra.
A concerto soloist with most of Australia’s leading orchestras, he has also played with such contemporary music groups as AZ Music, ACME, the Seymour Group, Flederman and the Sydney Alpha Ensemble. In 2002 he gave the Australian premiere of Christopher Rouse’s flute concerto with the Adelaide Symphony orchestra. Recordings include Spinning (contemporary Australian works), the complete Mozart flute quartets with the Australia Ensemble and a duo recital with Australian harpist Alice Giles, Enchanted Dreams…Exotic Dances.
Flutronix: Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull Lillian Burkart Flute and Piccolos – Professional Flutists, New York, USA
“Allison and I owe much of our success to the Burkart instruments. As professional flutists, it’s important that we have instruments we can count on, and our Burkarts have never let us down!”
Flutronix is Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull, two blazing young flutists who are“redefining the flute and modernizing its sound by hauling it squarely into the world of popular music.” (MTV Iggy) Flutronix’s work as performers, producers and composers has led to collaborations with an impressive range of artists including legendary hip-hop producer Ski Beatz, electronic music sensation Dan Deacon, the International Contemporary Ensemble and more. The duo has been featured in leading Japanese fashion magazine, FUDGE, as well as television segments on Telemundo, BK Live, The Daily Buzz and an internationally broadcast ESPN super bowl commercial.
Flutronix regularly appears on stages throughout the United States and Japan, where they are signed to Village Again Records. Performance highlights include featured concerts at the Brooklyn Museum, Lincoln Center’s David Rubenstein Atrium, WNYC’s Greenespace and Virginia Arts Festival among others. Flutronix has presented and lectured for The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, the University of Michigan and other institutions across the country.
Stephanie Jutt 998 Silver Lillian Burkart Flute, USA
Stephanie Jutt’s elegant artistry and passionate intellect have inspired musicians and audiences around the world. Her groundbreaking performances of new music, transcriptions, and traditional repertoire have made her a model for adventurous flutists everywhere. Ms. Jutt’s all-Brahms recording, Stolen Moments, with Jeffrey Sykes, pianist, was released in January 2005 on Centaur. Three Brahms sonata transcriptions by Stephanie Jutt were issued by International Music Publishing. Jutt received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the New England Conservatory of Music, where her teachers were James Pappoutsakis and Paula Robison. She also studied for one year with Marcel Moyse. Stephanie won the coveted Concert Artist Guild and Pro Musicis International Soloist awards, and has performed in recital throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. A devoted teacher, Stephanie Jutt is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She co-produces the Bach Dancing and Dynamite Society summer chamber music festival for three weeks each summer with pianist Jeffrey Sykes in Madison, Wisconsin. Stephanie has served as board member and Program Chair for the National Flute Association, and is currently on the Commissioning and Artistic and Career Committees. As a recipient of a Kauffman award, Stephanie Jutt has created the UW-Madison Arts Enterprise, a multi-faceted initiative which enables emerging artists to envision and create viable career strategies.
José Ananias Souza Lopes 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Flute, Brazil
“The sound of my gold Burkart flute is very special, it has many possibilities and the intonation is terrific. My Burkart flute gives me complete freedom to play in the orchestra and in chamber and solo performances! The quality and the beauty of the workmanship is outstanding, and the precision of the mechanism is stunning!”
José Ananias Souza Lopes was born in Brazil. He plays with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and teaches at Brazil’s major summer festivals in Curitiba, Brasilia, Tatuí and Belém. He taught at the Tatuí Conservatory from 1983 to 1987, and at the São Paulo Music School since 1990. He has presented master classes at the world’s finest music schools. He has studied with Jean Noël Saghaard, Christian Lardé and Pierre-Ives Artaud in Paris, Keith Underwood, Wolfgang Schulz and Jean-Claude Gerard.
Mr. Lopes has released three CDs. The latest one, “A Brazilian Celebration,” is totally dedicated to Brazilian music.
James Hall Burkart 10K Gold Flute with Platinum Headjoint, Colorado, USA
Flutist James Hall has enjoyed a varied and impressive career as an international soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and teacher. A versatile and engaging performer, The Kansas City Star called him “red-hot” and the Denver Musical Weekly called his performance “…the best flute performance I have witnessed in my life.” This past summer, he appeared as a soloist with the National Symphony of Paraguay and the Paraguayan National Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, and toured South Africa in recital with pianist Stephen Pierce last Spring. Hall has been the winner of numerous competitions, including New York’s Artists International, St. Louis’ Artist Presentation Society, and the Kansas City Musical Club. He has been heard performing live on Kansas Public Radio and St. Louis’ Classic 99.
Hall is founder, artistic director, and flutist with the Chamber Music Society of Kansas City, which opened its debut season to critical acclaim in 2003. He has also premiered the works of notable American composers, including Hubert Bird’s flute concerto, which he performed in 2005. Hall has served as principal flutist with the Topeka Symphony, Missouri Symphony, St. Joseph Symphony, Greeley Philharmonic, Boulder Philharmonic, and the Boulder Bach Festival orchestras. He also works as a recitalist with pianist Patricia Higdon, with whom he has worked since 2002. As the Hall-Higdon Duo, the two made their Carnegie Hall recital debut in 2004, have since appeared in concert halls throughout the country.
Hall is in high demand as a teacher, having given master classes across the United States and around the world, and he is currently the flute professor at the University of Northern Colorado. Hall holds a doctorate from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and his principal teachers include Rae Terpenning, Mary Posses, and Carol Wincenc.
Alberto Barletta Lillian Burkart Elite 14K Flute, Italy
Alberto Barletta was born in 1964 in Taurasi (AV), he studied in Avellino’s Conservatory “D.Cimarosa” with M° Vasco Degli Innocenti where he graduated with honors. Mr. Barletta completed his studies with M° Mario Ancillotti, M° Patrick Gallois and M° Glauco Cambursano for the flute and with M° Ovidio Danzi for chamber music.
In 1988 he was first flute in “Italian Young Orchestra” and in the same year he founded the woodwind quintet “A.Scarlatti” in Naples. In 1989 the quintet obtained the first prize in the XIII edition of international Chamber music competition “F.Cilea” in Palmi.
In 1996 he was with the woodwind quintet “Arnold
”. He has been first flute solo in the Toscanini Philarmonic Orchestra in Parma, in the “A.Scarlatti” chamber orchestra in Naples, and in the Radio Philarmonic Orchestra in Naples.
Alberto Barletta is active in chamber music with the radio’s soloist playing around the world. He was teacher in “Alto Perfezionamento Musicale di Saluzzo” Academy and “La Bottega del Flauto – Master Courses” in Fossano (CN). He has recorded CDs for “Nuova Era” and “Stradivarius”.
Today, Alberto Barletta is first flute solo in “Radio National Philarmonic Orchestra” and has performed as soloist under the direction of Jeffrey Tate, Claire Gibault, Alan Miller, Gorge Pehelivanian and Pascal Rophé.
Shanna Gutiérrez Burkart 998 Flute with 19.5K Gold headjoint and Burkart Piccolo, USA
As a specialist in contemporary performance practice and techniques, flutist Shanna Gutierrez is dedicated to promoting and advancing contemporary music in cultural life today through innovative performances and educational projects. She appears throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist, teacher, clinician, and in various chamber collaborations, including Collect/Project and Sonic Hedgehog. She is the co-founder of FluteXpansions, an online resource for contemporary flute. She has performed as a guest with the Collegium Novum Zürich, ensemble interface, ensemble TZARA, and Fonema Consort, in addition to concerts and residencies in Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, The Netherlands, South Korea, Mexico, Colombia, and United Kingdom.
She has received numerous awards and accolades for her performances including, prizes at the Stockhausen Courses, the Darmstadt Summer Courses for New Music, and a NewMusicUSA project grant. She was a founding member of Chicago-based Ensemble Dal Niente, with whom she received the 2012 Kranichstein Prize for Interpretation. Premieres and performances of pieces written specifically for her have led to appearances at such festivals as the Gaudeamus Muziekweek (NL), Sonic Fusion Festival (UK), Darmstadt New Music Courses (DE), BEAMS Marathon, International Computer Music Conference, Electronic Music Midwest, and Omaha Under the Radar.
Shanna can be heard on several recordings, including the album Mobile with guitarist Jesse Langen, featuring world premiere recordings of music by Fredrick Gifford, and the album SORI featuring works by Kyong Mee Choi for instruments and electronics. Current recording projects also include a solo disc of works for her new Kingma open-hole bass and alto flutes, and a disc of Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf’s works for flute on NEOS.
Shanna has studied contemporary music under Matthias Ziegler, Camilla Hoitenga, Eva Furrer, Philippe Racine, and Kathinka Pasveer. Such has served as indispensable enrichment to her performance studies at the University of Michigan (Amy Porter) and Northwestern University (Walfrid Kujala), where she received her masters and bachelors degrees, respectively. Her formative training was guided by Monty Adams and Dolores Humberg, to whom she is deeply grateful. She was also a former fellow of the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble at the Aspen Music Festival. A passionate educator, Shanna is on faculty of the Music Institute of Chicago, and maintains an active private studio in the Chicago area. She is also certified to teach the Suzuki method having received her training from David Gerry and Kelly Williamson. She performs on a Burkart flute and piccolo and Kingma bass and alto flutes.
Elizabeth Shuhan Burkart Elite Silver Flute with 14K Gold headjoint – Ithaca, New York, USA
Elizabeth Shuhan is a lecturer in music education at Ithaca College, where she has also lectured in performance studies, chamber music and music theory. She is a private flute instructor in Ithaca, NY, an outside studio instructor at Cornell University and taught for four years at the Hochstein Community School of Music and Dance in Canandaigua, NY. As principal flutist with the Fort Smith (AR) Symphony, a position she has held since 1998, she has recorded three CDs for the Naxos label. She has also performed with the Skaneateles Festival Chamber Orchestra, Cayuga Chamber Orchestra and the Summer Music Festival of Arkansas. Ms. Shuhan was the director of the University of Arkansas Suzuki Music School, served as visiting assistant professor of flute at the University of Arkansas and was an active chamber musician and adjudicator in Mississippi, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. She has held positions in the North Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and Meridien (MS) Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Shuhan is a past winner of the NFA Professional Performer’s competition, a finalist in the National MTNA competition, a finalist in the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition and winner of the Mid-South Flute Society Competition. She holds degrees from the University of Arkansas and the University of Southern Mississippi. Her principal teachers were Sheryl Cohen, Sharon Lebsack and Ronda Mains and she had additional studies with Bart Feller, Marianne Gedigian and Clare Southworth. She also studied advanced Suzuki flute teacher and performance training from Toshio Takahashi, the founder of the Suzuki flute method.
Matjaz Debeljak Burkart Professional Piccolo, Slovenia
Debeljak played in the Slovene Police Orchestra for thirteen years, and was a member of the FOReM flute quartet. He is often in demand as a piccoloist working with the RTV Slovenia Symphoy Orchestra, the Symphonic Orchestra of the Slovene Philharmonic, the Academia Ars Musicae orchestra and others. Debljak has appeared as a piccolo soloist at international festivals in Zagorje (SLOVENIA), Belgrade (SERBIA), BFS Manchester (UK) 2008, and most recently at the 2011 NFA Conference in North Carolina, USA.
Debljak has had many collaborations with other piccolo artists, including Nicola Mazzanti, Lior Eitan and Jean-Louis Beaumadier.
In 2000 he recorded and published his first CD, together with the pianist Vlasta Doležal Rus, entitled Grafiti (Graffiti). He also records for Radio Slovenia. Slovene composers have written and dedicated fourteen compositions for piccolo to him, In May 2006 he release his new CD titled Prebliski (Ideas).
Wol-Sook Lee 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, Korea
Currently, she is the principal flutist of the Dae Gu City Symphony Orchestra in Korea and teaches at Kei Myung University in Korea. She is also a music director and conductor of Calos Flute Ensemble which she founded and has released several CDs.
Hong-Gyu Lee 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, Korea
Currently, he is the professor of flute in Choong-Chung University, and also gives classes to many high schools including Seoul Art Middle/High School and Sunhwa Art Middle/High School. Hong-Gyu Lee has been selected as a Burkart Aritst. He is the chairman of the Korea Flute Educators Association (KFEA).
Hyun-Sook Kim 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, Korea
Currently, she is the professor of flute in Kyung-won University, and is invited to give many performances through the year. Hyun-Sook Kim has been selected as a Burkart Aritst in 2014.
Jan Gippo Burkart Elite XXV 25th Anniversary Gold Piccolo, USA
From 2002-2006, Mr. Gippo served as Chairman of the International Conference of Symphony and Opera Musicians, ICSOM. This organization represents 52 major orchestras of the United States and over 5000 musicians.
He is the author and editor of “The Complete Piccolo: a comprehensive guide to fingerings, repertoire, and history,” published by the Theodore Presser Company.
As founder of the Piccolo Committee of the National Flute Association, Jan helped raise over $120,000 to commission 15 new works for the instrument. Gippo has served on the board of directors for the National Flute Association where he was the spearhead for the creation of the Piccolo Artist Competition.
In addition, he was co-chair of the St. Louis Symphony’s orchestra committee and was the creator of feature “Let’s Talk Picc” in Flute Talk and has continued as author, contributing editor, and editor-at-large of Flute Talk Magazine, an Instrumentalist publication.
He is also the owner/publisher of Meridian Publishing LLC that publishes the Gaubert Suite for flute and piano and piccolo works: Benshoof Spindrift, Broughton Concerto for Piccolo, and Loeb Preludes Volume III plus much more. Check the web site for new publications: www.jangippo.com
Julia Bogorad-Kogan 14K Gold Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, USA
Cheol-Ho Lee Burkart Piccolo, Korea
Camilla Hoitenga Platinum Lillian Burkart Elite Flute, Germany
Most known for her work with composers Kaija Saariaho and Karlheinz Stockhausen, Camilla’s repertoire ranges from pre-Bach to post-Stockhausen. Working with conductors like Susanna Mälkki, Alan Gilbert, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Marin Alsop, and Vladimir Jurowski in concert halls and important festivals all over the world, Camilla has performed concertos written for her by composers such as Kaija Saariaho, Péter Köszeghy and KenIchiro Kobayashi. In addition to writing pieces for flute alone, composers have honored her with music for her various duos, whether with harp, percussion, piano or most recently, the Finnish kantele. A frequent guest in Japan, and with a particular interest in Japanese culture, she has also premiered dozens of pieces written for her by Japanese composers. Her recordings, in particular those with Kaija Saariaho, have won the Charles Gros Grand Prix, the Diapason d’Or and similar awards in France, Great Britain and North America.
Before dedicating her life to performing, Camilla held positions at the Crane School of Music in New York and the Folkwang Hochschule in Duisburg, Germany. She continues to enjoy teaching in private lessons as well as in masterclasses and workshops on various subjects for performers, composers and audiences of all ages. Her own flute teachers were Darlene Dugan, Alexander Murray, Peter Lloyd, Julius Baker and Marcel Moyse.
April Clayton 998 Lillian Burkart Elite Flute and Platinum Headjoint, USA
Ms. Clayton is also a member of the Orpheus Wind Quintet, a leading woodwind quintet in the Intermountain West. She is also flutist with the New York-based flute, viola, harp trio Hat Trick. This group received a nod at the 2017 Grammy Awards as their producer, David Frost, was awarded Best Classical Producer of the Year. Mr. Frost was given this award based on his work with nine CDs, one of which was Hat Trick’s debut CD, Submerged. Dr. Clayton has been Principal Flute with the Utah Chamber Artists since 2005, and often performs with Ballet West and the Utah Symphony. She has toured as a guest with the New York Woodwind Quintet. She often works with dynamic piano duo partner Jed Moss of Salt Lake City, who was formerly a member of the band Air Supply. Ms. Clayton was formerly principal flute and concerto soloist with the New York Lyric Orchestra, and also played principal flute with The Jupiter Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra, and at the Sarasota Music Festival.
Ms. Clayton plays on a Burkart Elite 998 Flute with Gold Tone Holes and a Lillian Burkart Platinum Headjoint.
Just a small sampling of Burkart players & affiliations:
|Amanda Hollins||Australia Opera and Ballet Orchestra||Elite Custom Piccolo||Australia|
|Diane Berger||Australia Opera and Ballet Orchestra||Elite 998 Flute||Australia|
|Diane Riddell||Perth||Elite Custom Piccolo||Australia|
|Jane Rutter||Concert Soloist||Elite Deluxe Piccolo||Australia|
|Karen Schofield||Associate Principal, Orchestra Victoria||Elite 14K Gold Flute||Australia|
|Kate Lawson||Sydney Symphony Fellowship Alumni||Elite 14K Gold Flute||Australia|
|Lisa Gill||Adelaide Symphony||Elilte Silver Flute, Elite Piccolo||Australia|
|Michal Rosiak||Flutist & Composer, Brisbane||Professional 9kAg Flute||Australia|
|Rosamund Plummer||Principal Piccolo, Sydney Symphony||Elite 595 Flute||Australia|
|Teresa Rabe||Canberra Symphony Orchestra||Elite 998 Flute||Australia|
|Karin Bonelli||Vienna State Opera||Burkart Elite Piccolo||Austria|
|Myriam Graulus||Flute Professor, Gent Conservatory||Burkart 14K Professional Flute||Belgium|
|Savio Araujo||São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP)||Burkart 14K Flute & Burkart Piccolo||Brazil|
|Christie Reside||First Flute, Vancouver Symphony||Burkart 14K Elite Flute||Canada|
|Juan Pablo Aguayo||Piccolo, Orquesta Sinfonica De Chile||Chile|
|Paula Barrientos||Piccolo, Orquesta Filarmonica de Chile||Burkart Piccolo||Chile|
|Soledad Jaramillo||Orquesta Filarmonica De Chile||Burkart 998 Flute, Burkart Professional Piccolo||Chile|
|Rafael Rodríguez||Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia||Burkart 14K Professional Flute||Colombia|
|Jirí Skuhra||Prague Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Elite 998 Flute||Czech Republic|
|Annette Hartig – Hensler||Principal flutist Gärtnerplatz Theatre, Munich||Burkart Elite 5-95 Flute||Germany|
|Alberto Barletta||Toscanini Philharmonic Orchestra||Elite 14K Gold Flute||Italy|
|Alessandro Fratta||Professional Flutist and Teacher at Liceo musicale Farnesina||Elite 5-95 Platinum and Silver Flute||Italy|
|Hauhiko Fukuda||Nagoya Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Flute||Japan|
|Natalia Valderrama||Flautista en México||Mexico|
|Abbie de Quant||World Acclaimed Soloist, Netherlands||Burkart 998 Flute||Netherlands|
|Ilonka Kolthof||Professional Flutist||Burkart 998 Silver Flute, Burkart Elite Piccolo||Netherlands|
|Bridget Douglas||Principal Flute, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra||Elite 14K Gold Flute||New Zealand|
|Catherine Bowie||Principal, Aukland Philharmonia Orchestra||Elite 14K Gold Flute||New Zealand|
|Sarah Stack||Flutist, Nelson||Elite 595 Flute, Elite Deluxe Piccolo||New Zealand|
|Tonje Elisabeth Berg||Norway State AirForce Band||Burkart Elite Piccolo||Norway|
|Trond Magne Brekka||Norwegian Radio Orchestra||Burkart Elite Piccolo||Norway|
|Ciprian Ion||Flutist, FILARMONICA OLTENIA CRAIOVA||Burkart Elite Piccolo||Romania|
|Zhong Kai Yi, Kenneth||Music Teacher & Principal Flute Sembawang Wind Orchestra (Singapore)||19.5K Burkart Flute and Burkart Professional Piccolo||Singapore|
|Matjaz Debeljak||Piccolo, Slovene National Theatre Opera and Ballet||Burkart Professional Piccolo||Slovenia|
|Dianne Winsor||Principal Flute, Orquesta Sinfonica de Castilla y Leon||Burkart Elite Piccolo, Burkart Flute Headjoint||Spain|
|Adah Toland Jones||Professor of Flute at Texas State University, Principal Flute with the Austin Lyric Opera and the Victoria Bach Festival Orchestra||Burkart Elite Silver Flute||USA|
|Anne Harrow||Associate Professor of Flute & Piccolo, Eastman School of Music||Limited Edition XXV Gold Piccolo||USA|
|Brooks de Wetter-Smith||Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Carole Bean||National Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Piccolo||USA|
|Cindy Ellis||Pacific Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Don Gottlieb||Principal Piccolo, Louisville Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Flute, Burkart XXV Piccolo||USA|
|GeorgeAnne Ries||Principal Flute, Portland Opera Orchestra, and Principal Flute, Oregon Ballet Theater Orchestra||Burkart Elite 14K Flute and Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Flutronix: Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hall||Professional Flutists, New York||Burkart Flutes & Piccolos||USA|
|Greig Shearer||Hartford Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Flute||USA|
|Kristen Stoner||Professor of Flute, University of Florida, Gainesville||Burkart 14K Elite Flute||USA|
|Lauren Sileo||Internationally renowned recitalist, chamber musician and soloist||14K Gold Elite Burkart Flute, Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Laurie Sokoloff||Solo Piccoloist, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Louise DiTullio||Principal Flute, The Pasadena Symphony, Movie Recording Artist||Burkart 998 Silver Flute||USA|
|Meg Griffith||Adjunct Professor of Flute, Southwestern Adventist and Texas Wesleyan Universities||Burkart Silver Flute||USA|
|Mindy Ewing||Columbus Symphony||Lillian Burkart Flute and Piccolo||USA|
|Natalie Debikey||Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra||Burkart Piccolo||USA|
|Pamela Vliek Martchev||Principal Flute, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra||998 Flute with 14K Headjoint||USA|
|Patti Adams||Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Solo Piccoloist, Assistant Principal Flute||Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Sarah Gill Schettler||Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (2nd Flute)||998 Flute, Professional Piccolo||USA|
|Sharon O’Connor||Pacific Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Silver Flute||USA|
|Stephanie McNab||San Francisco Opera Orchestra; Long Beach Symphony Orchestra||Burkart Elite Piccolo||USA|
|Therese Wacker||Professor, Indiana University of Pennsylvania||Burkart 5-95 Flute & Burkart Piccolo||USA|
|Tim Day||San Francisco Symphony||Burkart Silver Flute||USA|
|Various Artists within the:||US Air Force Bands||Burkart Flutes & Piccolos||USA|
|Various Artists within the:||US Army Bands||USA|
|Various Artists within the:||US Coast Guard Bands||USA|
|Various Artists within the:||US Marine Bands||USA|
|Various Artists within the:||US Navy Bands||USA|