Catherine LeGrand

Catherine LeGrandCatherine LeGrand serves as Adjunct Professor of Flute at Campbell University and joyfully tends a large private studio for students of all ages and levels in North Carolina and on the Internet.  She was a pioneer of interactive Internet flute lessons, accepting her first students in 2000.

Catherine performs regularly with pianist Kenneth Grigg as the duo Senza Misura, and also with guitarist Randy Reed as the LeGrand-Reed Duo. She has recorded several albums including Inspirations: Music for Solo Flute. Her websites and blogs have provided resources on breathing, music-making, and creative pedagogy since 2001.

Catherine served as Principal Flute of the Houston Grand Opera’s Texas Opera Theater Orchestra, Piccolo of the Lexington Philharmonic (KY), and has performed frequently with Houston Symphony. She has also performed with Grand Teton Festival Orchestra, West Virginia Symphony, and Houston Ballet Orchestra.

Teachers include Keith Underwood, Paige Brook, Loren Lind, Kyril Magg, Jack Wellbaum, Robert Cavally, and June Warhoftig; Catherine received her B. M. and M.M. from the University of Cincinnati, College-Conservatory of Music with additional studies at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Over the years, Catherine’s students and former students have achieved many national honors.  Among her previous teaching contributions, she was Flute Instructor and Flute Choir Director at the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, Flute Consultant at the High School for Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, and Instructor of Flute at San Jacinto College.  She also served as Flute Camp Director for Summer Quest Program at Cary Academy and served for seven years in various capacities at the Houston Community College Annual Flute Camp including Founding Faculty, Flute Choir Director, and Camp Director.

Catherine enjoys combining her passions for teaching, performing and traveling as a frequent guest artist and clinician.

Currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Raleigh Area Flute Association, Catherine is a former Board Member and past Co-President of the Houston Flute Club.

Catherine performs of a flute made by Verne Q. Powell and a headjoint made by David C. Williams.

For more information about Catherine and her teaching please visit www.catherinelegrand.com.