Senior Lecturer in Music, Flute; Woodwind Coordinator; Director, Flute Workshop, BU Tanglewood Institute
Linda Toote is the Principal Flutist of the Boston Lyric Opera. A frequent performer with the Boston Symphony and the Boston Pops and Esplanade Orchestras, she has also appeared as soloist with these groups on several occasions. She has held the position of Principal Flute with the orchestras of Tampa, Atlanta and Milwaukee and the opera companies of Santa Fe and Lake George.
Ms. Toote is the full- time Senior Lecturer in Flute at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts. During the summer months she serves as the Director of the Boston University Tanglewood Institute Flute Workshop, and continues a decade long association with the ARIA International Academy. Her students hold positions in major symphony orchestras and universities across the United States and Canada.
Recordings include many works as Principal Flute with the orchestras of Atlanta and Milwaukee and Grammy Award-winning works with the Boston Symphony and Pops.
A graduate of the Mannes College of Music, where she studied with John Wion, Ms. Toote was also a student of Thomas Nyfenger at Yale University.