What I Do at SSU
I frequently coach woodwind (flute) sectionals for the performance groups. I also perform on the faculty chamber music series. I am also involved with the summer youth music programs.
Kathleen Reynolds has been principal flutist with the Santa Rosa Symphony since 1984, and has appeared as a soloist many times throughout the years. A native of Sonoma County, Ms. Reynolds received her musical training at the Manhattan School of Music in New York City. Her flute instructors include Samuel Baron, Julius Baker, Harvey Sollberger, Marcel Moyse, Jean Pierre Rampal, and Carol Wincenc. She spent several years in New York performing orchestral and chamber music with such orchestras as the American Philharmonic and the National Orchestra Association, in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center , and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington D.C. She received musical fellowships for festivals including Tanglewood, the Grand Teton Festival, the Marlboro Festival, and the Bowdoin Festival in Maine. Presently, Ms. Reynolds is an active orchestral and chamber musician performing on series with the Santa Rosa Symphony Chamber Players, the Sonoma State University Faculty Chamber Music Series, the Russian River Chamber Players, and her own Trio Bella Nova, consisting of flute, cello and piano, which is scheduled on several chamber music series throughout California. She is the studio flute instructor at Sonoma State University and often coaches youth ensembles in the area.