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Flute Choirs

UMFA maintains relationships with various professional, amateur and school/college flute ensembles in the region. A listing of the flute choirs is included below. UMFA also maintains a directory of active members who participate in these flute choirs:

Flute Choir Directory

If you would like to add your flute ensemble or update contact information, please email admin@umfaflutes.org

Note, this list may not be complete. It is based on the member having indicated their participation and checked "Yes, display my information in the online directory."

Professional and Community Groups

Name Conductor/Contact Email  Phone  Membership and other Notes

Alexandria Community Flute Choir, or Flute Escapades

Karen Sue Erickson   karensueerickson@gmail.com 320-762-1713 Open 
Cabrini Flute Choir  Peggy Doerrie peggydoerrie@gmail.com 763-226-7929  Members usually have an association with St. Francis Cabrini Church; they meet only once per year. 
Falcon Flute Choir Alicia McQuerry alicia.mcquerrey@uwrf.edu     
Flute Cocktail of MN 

Deb Metz &

Jo Krueger



612-840-0309  Open; also hosts Summer Student Intern Program, grades 7 - 12
 Flutes of the Spirit Becky Janeskbjanes@mchsi.com --- Startup group from members of Minnesota Valley Community Band.
Looking for 3rd member of trio (one is moving). Hoping to find someone from Minnesota Valley Community Band.
FluteSpiration Quartet  Peggy Doerrie or
Trudi Anderson 
FluteSpiration@gmail.com  763-226-7929 Not presently
Flutes Unlimited of MN Colleen Braun or
BJ Batty 
Colleenbraun@centurylink.net Denbev423@aol.com 952-564-4415
Flutistry  Janet Heukeshoven or Heidi Bryant  Jheukesh@smumn.edu Heidihbryant@gmail.com  507-454-3301  Yes (for college skill level) 
Hopewell Flute ChoirSarah Bylsma


Lake Minnetonka Flute Ensemble  Teri Larson or Belinda Flanagan  Teri_klarson@yahoo.com
952-472-5285 Yes
Rochester Flute Choir  Dwight Jennings or 
Andrea Parrish
Djenni8703@aol.com or Piccolopete80@hotmail.com   Members of Rochester Community Band
Quicksilver Flute Ensemble  Jackie Carlson  janon2@juno.com  952-935-9227  Members: Synod Senior Band but possibly open to others
Sounds of Silver  Diane Horner  Dihorner@aaroncarlson.com  952-944-7350 Members of Medalist Concert Band 
The Silverwinds  Deb Metz Debm92015@gmail.com 952-905-9339 Members of Hopkins Westwind Concert Band
Trillium Julie Amen  julieamen9@hotmail.com  952-831-5717  Members of Christ Presbyterian Church in Edina

School and University Groups

Name Conductor/Contact Email  Phone  Membership and other Notes
Apple Valley High School Flute EnsembleCarol Gilkeytcgilkey@comcast.net651-454-7810
Augsburg University Flute Ensemble Trudi Anderson



Bethany Lutheran College Flute ChoirBen Faugstad (Adrian Lo) adrian.lo@blc.edu507-344-7372


Eagan High School Flute ChoirKara Swanson karasflutestudio@gmail.com   
Henry Sibley High School Flute ChoirCarol Gilkeytcgilkey@comcast.net   
Hill-Murray Flute ChoirTraci Youngstyoungs@hill-murray.org651-748-2232 Maplewood (6th-12th grade) 
Macalaster Flute EnsembleMartha Jamsa jamsa@macalester.edu   
MacPhail Flute ChoirVanamali Medinamedina.vanamali@macphail.org 612-812-2715Youth through Adult 
Saint Mary's University Flute EnsembleDr. Janet Heukeshoven jheukesh@smumn.edu 507-457-1675 Winona/intermediate to advanced college level. 
SPCM Flute Choir Katie O'Sheakatieallisonoshea@gmail.com651-224-4549Saint Paul Conservatory of Music
University of St. Catherine Flute EnsembleJennifer Kennard kennardjennifer@gmail.com 517-927-3348  
University of St. Thomas Flute ChoirBethany SummersgillGONE6770@stthomas.edu  
Winona State University Flute ChoirRachel HaugRachel.Haug@winona.edu  

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