BIOGRAPHY
Jeanie Pierce is a native of Montana receiving a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Montana in Missoula where she studied
with Prof. Margaret Schuberg. After graduation, Jeanie resided in Great Falls, Montana where she taught at the College of Great Falls and
maintained a large private studio. Jeanie was the principal flutist of the Great Falls Symphony, the Great Falls Municipal Band, and was a
member of the Chinook Winds Woodwind Quintet.

Jeanie Pierce received a Master of Music degree from the Univeristy of New Mexico in Albuquerque where she studied with Dr. Tadeu
Coelho (currently flute professor at the North Carolina School of the Arts). Jeanie was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at UNM and also
maintained a private studio. Jeanie was a regular performer on the Albuquerque Flute Association's Flutist Showcase recitals.

Jeanie Pierce received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Arizona State University where she studied with Dr. Trygve Peterson and was a
Graduate Teaching Assistant. Jeanie continues to make her home in Phoenix, Arizona where she works as a professional flutist and teacher.

Jeanie is currently on the faculty of BASIS Goodyear where she teaches music and band for grades 4-
10. Before transferring to BASIS
Goodyear, Jeanie taught at BASIS Phoenix for three years where she directed the wind ensembles and taught music history and AP music
theory. Jeanie began her BASIS teaching career at BASIS Scottsdale where she spent two years directing the high school and middle school
instrumental and vocal ensembles and taught music history and AP Music theory. Jeanie has also served BASIS as a Subject Advisor
responsible for curriculum development and new teacher training. Prior to joining BASIS, Jeanie was an instructor at Estrella Mountain
Community College where she taught Music History and Literature classes in classical, jazz, and popular music subjects. At EMCC, Jeanie
regularly organized arts events and educational programs focusing on cultural diversity and social awareness. Her programs included Music
for Humanity: A Benefit Concert for the People of China and Myanmar, Music In Our World: A Performance and Lecture Series, World AIDS
Day Musical Tribute, and Celebrating New Orleans: The Cultural Diversity of Jazz. As a flute teacher, Jeanie has taught private lessons
throughout the Phoenix-metro area as well as online. She has also held flute teaching positions at the PLACe Music Academy and the
Arizona Community School of Music.

As a performer, Jeanie has held positions as the principal flutist with professional and community bands and orchestras as well as numerous
chamber groups. She is currently the principal flutist with the Musica Nova Orchestra and past principal of the Chandler Symphony
Orchestra where she was regularly featured as a soloist. She actively performs throughout the Phoenix-metro area as a soloist and
chamber musician and as a member of the Musica Nova Woodwind Quintet and the Sonoran Silver Flute Quartet. She has also performed
at National Flute Association Conventions in Anaheim, San Diego (2005, 2016) Las Vegas (2003, 2012), New Orleans, and Phoenix. Jeanie
also serves the NFA as the Flute Events Reporter managing the web pages for masterclasses, competitions, and flute events.

Jeanie has also been an active member of the Arizona Flute Society having served on their Board of Directors, as Membership Chair,
Coordinator of their Young Artist Festival and Competition, Director of the Coyote High School Flute Choir, and member of the Flute Choir
Committee. She currently maintains active memberships in the National Flute Association, Arizona Music Educators Association, and NAfME.

SELECT SOLO PERFORMANCES
  • Chandler Symphony Orchestra, 2006
  • San Marcos Symphony Orchestra; 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • University of New Mexico Concert Band, 1995
  • Great Falls Municipal Band, 1993
  • Winds of Montana, 1991
  • University of Montana Symphonic Band, 1989 Tour

NATIONAL FLUTE ASSOCIATION PERFORMANCES
  • Sonoran Silver Flute Quartet; San Diego, CA; 2016
  • Jazz Flute Big Band Competition Winner; New Orleans, LA; 2013
  • Jambalaya Quintet; New Orleans, LA; 2013
  • Sonoran Silver Flute Quartet; Las Vegas NV; 2012
  • Musica Nova Flute Ensemble; Anaheim, CA; 2010
  • Musician Enrichment Foundation Flute Ensemble; San Diego, CA; 2005
  • Kokopelli Flutes (flute quartet); Las Vegas, NV, 2003
  • Conductor of the Coyote Flute Choir (High School Flute Choir of the Arizona Flute Society); Phoenix, AZ, 1998

SELECT RECITAL PERFORMANCES
  • Sonoran Silver performance on the Paradise Valley Chamber Music Collective Concert, Scottsdale, AZ, 2017
  • Musica Nova Flute Ensembe Recital, Scottsdale, AZ, 2017
  • Sonoran Silver Flute Quartet Summer Recital, Scottsdale, AZ, 2016
  • Musica Nova Woodwind Quintet, Scottsdale, AZ, 2014 and 2015
  • Summer Sounds Series with Sonoran Silver, Paradise Valley, AZ, 2013
  • Musica Nova Chamber Series, Scottsdale, AZ 2013
  • BASIS Phoenix Faculty Recital, Phoenix, AZ, 2012
  • Steinway Recital Series with Sonoran Silver flute Quartet, Scottsdale, AZ, 2012
  • Sonoran Silver Flute Quartet Recital, Valley Presbyterian Church, Paradise Valley, AZ 2012
  • Musica Nova Flutes, Scottsdale Leadership Arts Day, Scottsdale, AZ; 2010
  • Espresso Trio, Fountain Hills In-Home Concert Series, Fountain Hills, AZ; 2010
  • Music in Our World, Programs and Performances with Jason Mosall, trumpet; Chestnut Community School, Belchertown, MA, March
    2009
  • Arizona Flute Society Recital performance with Tadeu Coelho, Phoenix College, October 2008
  • Women's History Month performance with guitarist, Kurt Kleinhans, Estrella Mountain Community College; March 2008, March 2009
  • Arizona Flute Society Members Recital with Kokopelli Flutes; 2003, 2006
  • The PLACe Music Academy Faculty Recitals; 2004, 2005
  • Tucson Flute Fair performances with Kokopelli Flutes; 2003, 2004
  • Musica Nova Recital Series, Solo Recital, 2004
  • Kokopelli Flutes Recital, 2003
  • Arizona Flute Society Flute Fair with Kokopelli Flutes, 2002
  • Monday Morning Musicale Recitals with Leslie Etzel;1999, 2000, 2001
  • Arizona Community School of Music Faculty Recital, 2000
  • Guest Artist Recital, Solo Recital, University of Montana, 1998

SELECT ORCHESTRA POSITIONS
  • Principal Flute, Musica Nova Orchestra, 2004 to current
  • Principal Flute, Chandler Symphony Orchestra (formerly San Marcos Symphony), 2000-2006
  • Principal Flute, Great Falls Symphony, 1990-1993

SELECT TEACHING POSITIONS
  • BASIS Goodyear School, Goodyear, AZ 2015 to present
  • BASIS Phoenix School, Phoenix, AZ, 2012 to 2015
  • BASIS Scottsdale School, Scottsdale, AZ; 2010 to 2012
  • Estrella Mountain Community College; Avondale, AZ; 2001 to 2010
  • Jeanie Pierce Flute Studio; 2004 to present
  • PLACe Music Academy; Phoenix, AZ; 2004 to 2008
  • Arizona Community School of Music; 1997 to 2004
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant; Arizona State University; 1995 to 1997
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of New Mexico; 1993 to 1995
  • College of Great Falls; Great Falls, MT; 1991 to 1993P
  • The PLACe Music Academy Flute Camp; 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Northern Arizona University Summer Music Camp; 1999
  • Hummingbird Music Camp; Jemez Springs, NM; 1994 to 1996
  • University of Montana Summer Music Camp; Missoula, MT; 1991

SELECT MASTER CLASSES: Jeanie has performed in master classes for the following flutists:
  • Julius Baker
  • Bonita Boyd
  • Leone Buyse
  • Eric Hoover
  • George Pope
  • Paul Taub
  • Keith Underwood
  • Carol Wincenc
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Jeanie Pierce, flutist and teacher                 

EDUCATION:
  • DMA, Arizona State University
  • MM, University of New Mexico
  • BM, University of Montana