Amy Taylor

Flute & Piccolo
Performance & Instruction

Upcoming Performances

April 17-18, John Adams Conducts Pines of Rome

April 19, Indigo Girls

April 24-25, Norrington + Beethoven

May 1, 2 & 3, The Music Man

Learn to Play the Flute

Amy Taylor has been teaching flute and piccolo for 15 years. Students receive personalized training based on their abilities and goals.

Call 972.977.5107 or send an email to for more information.


Two music notesFrom Tchaikovksy to Mahler, from Mozart to Copland, Amy Taylor has a broad repertoire of classical pieces performed on both flute and piccolo.


Two music notesThe flute section of the Cincinnati POPS orchestra will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the sounds of classic rock, film scores, and Broadway favorites.

Ballet & Opera

Two music notesIn addition to performances with the Cincinnati Opera and Ballet, Amy has performed with the Lyric Opera, the Milwaukee Ballet, and Tulsa Opera.

About Amy Taylor

An accomplished flute and piccolo player with a sensitive, poetic sound, Amy Taylor plays second flute for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and is Adjunct Professor of Flute at Northern Kentucky University. She played piccolo for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for the 2008-2009 season, and is currently a substitute for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.

Amy graduated magna cum laude from the University of North Texas with a Bachelors in Music, and went on to earn a Masters in Music Performance from Northwestern. Her flute and piccolo mentors include Walfrid Kujala, Terri Sundberg, Claire Johnson and Helen Blackburn.

After joining the Chicago Civic Orchestra in 2006, she participated in MusiCorps, a music education and advocacy program sponsored by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra that promotes music awareness and appreciation. In 2007, she was invited to perform the part of the Red Maiden in a production of The Stone Horse with cellist YoYo Ma, the Silk Road Ensemble, and the Chicago Symphony.

From there she joined the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra. Fans of the hit TV series Lost can catch her performance with the HSO on the Season IV Lost DVD.

Since winning the National Flute Association's Orchestral Excerpt Competition in 2004, Amy has also appeared with the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.