Carol Joe


BM Woodwinds and Brass (flute), 2012


Los Angeles native Carol Joe is a nationally recognized flutist, chamber musician and educator. Carol has received prizes from competitions such as the Chicago Flute Club’s Young Artist Competition, the Long Beach Mozart Festival Competition, the Leni Fe Bland Music Award Scholarship Competition, the Performing Arts Scholarship Foundation Competition, the Music Teachers National Association Competitions, and has been featured as a concerto soloist with the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music’s Philharmonia. In addition to winning at the state and division levels of several MTNA competition categories, Carol was also a national finalist for both the MTNA Young Artists Competition and the Young Artist Chamber Music Competition. Carol was selected to compete in the 2016 National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition in San Diego, California, so she will spend the upcoming months preparing for the competition. Carol has spent her summers at the Brevard Music Festival, where she was a finalist in the Concerto Competition, the Marrowstone Music Festival, and the Kent/Blossom Music Festival, where she had the opportunity to perform with the Cleveland Orchestra during their summer season. This summer, Carol is excited to be a member of the National Repertory Orchestra’s 2016 season!

Carol Joe has accepted a position as a flutist in The U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own” in Washington, D.C., and will begin in the fall of 2016. Carol completed her Artist Diploma in Flute Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in the spring of 2016, where she also received her Master of Music degree under the tutelage of Dr. Bradley Garner. Prior to attending CCM, Carol received her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied with Jill Felber and graduated with distinction in the major. Carol maintains an active private flute studio, and in addition to being a flutist, is also an avid yogi, a hiker, and an excellent cook.

Spotlight: Alumna Carol Joe (flute) wins position with U.S. Army Band 'Pershing's Own'