Allison Duncan

Allison D.

Atlanta, GA
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Allison delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
January 2011

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Florida native Allison Duncan is an active flutist, teacher, and clinician currently residing in Northeast Atlanta. She received a Master of Music in Performance from the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri – Kansas City and a Bachelor of Music in Performance from Florida State University. At age 17, Allison made her debut as a Young Artist Soloist with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.

Upon completion of her Master’s degree in 2016, Allison and her also musician husband moved to Atlanta to seek the opportunity to grow as active teachers and freelance musicians. In addition to a growing private studio, Allison serves as a regular sectional coach and gives masterclasses to numerous middle and high school flute sections throughout the Atlanta area.

Allison’s primary teachers include Eva Amsler, Deborah Heller, and Dr. Mary Posses. She thanks them greatly for their mentorship.

She has performed in Masterclasses with Jeanne Baxtresser, William Bennett, Leone Buyse, Jill Felber, Angelieta Floyd, and Richard Graef, pianist Linda Mark, and harpsichordist Shalev Ad-El. Allison has also performed with various flute ensembles at the National Flute Association Convention and Florida Flute Association Conventions. She is a two-time finalist for the Florida Flute Association College Young Artist Competition.

In addition to teaching and making music, Allison is a lover of nature, coffee, crafting, and taking care of her fur baby Lyla.

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Experience

Self-Employed Musician, Teacher, and Clinician in Atlanta, GA
Aug 2016 - Present
Musician

Teaching
Sep 2015 - Present
Private Lesson Instructor and Clinician

Private Lesson Studio, Atlanta, GA
August 2016 - Present

Private Lesson Studio, Kansas City, MO
October 2014 - May 2016

Education

Master of Music in Flute Performance
Aug 2014 - May 2016
University of Missouri - Kansas City
Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance
Jun 2010 - May 2014
Florida State University

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

Awards

Young Artist Competition Performer
May 2014
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
College Young Artist Competition
Jan 2013
Florida Flute Convention
College Young Artist Competition
Jan 2012
Florida Flute Convention

Affiliations

National Flute Association
Jan 2010

The National Flute Association, founded in 1972, is the largest flute organization in the world. Approximately 5,000 members from more than 50 countries join together in person, online, at conventions, informally and in forums, through publications and classrooms, in performance, in friendship and collegiality. Guided by its goals to encourage a higher standard of artistic excellence for the flute, its performers, and its literature, members include leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs, and students of all ages.

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Florida Flute Association
Jan 2008

The Florida Flute Association is a state-wide 501c3 non-profit organization for students, flute teachers, and performers. We hold several events during the year as well as our annual state convention. The annual convention includes various concerts, competitions, scholarships, and exhibits from the flute industry.

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