Ann Carroll Bundy

Flute Teacher

Ann Carroll Bundy

SAA Member


Maynard, MA
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As Principal Flute of the U.S. Coast Guard Band and Woodwind Quintet, Ann Carroll Bundy has had the privilege of performing for dignitaries including the President of the United States as well as the Prince of Wales. She has been an invited soloist and guest clinician throughout North America.

During her time as Principal Flute with the Debut Orchestra of Los Angeles, she was fortunate enough to play under the baton of Zubin Mehta, John Williams, Danny Elfman, Elmer Bernstein, Merv Griffin, and Bobby McFerrin. Some memorable performances included being part of the musical fanfare at the grand opening of the J. Paul Getty Museum and sharing the stage with with Eric Idle (Monty Python), Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid), and Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera. Another treasured performance was as a soloist in Barber’s Capricorn Concerto with Los Colinas Symphony in Texas. Ann has performed in a variety of venues including opera singer Ganna Walska’s Lotusland, the Flora in Winter exhibit at the Worcester Art Museum, Harvard University, and on America’s Tall Ship the Eagle. Ann performed at Wright Brothers’ National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, NC for the 100th anniversary of flight. She was fortunate enough to share the stage with Sir James Galway at his 60th birthday celebration in London.

Ann was a Yamaha Young Performing Artist. She has been a featured musician on National Public Radio with vocalist Tracey Thomas and harpist Susan Thomas. Ann currently enjoys being a freelance flutist performing throughout New England in orchestras, chamber groups, musicals, premiering new compositions, and as a featured soloist. She is a member of Trio Pastorale and the Aquarius Chamber Players. In addition to performing and teaching, Ann does the final voicing of flutes for Wm. S. Haynes, the longest lasting flute company in the world.

Ann earned a Bachelors of Music in Flute Performance with Honors from the University of Southern California Thorton School of Music where she studied with Jim Walker (Former Principal Flute of the LA Philharmonic). Ann did her post-graduate studies with Trevor Wye in Kent, England. She also attended the Holland Music Sessions in Bergen, the Netherlands and the Music Academy of the West in Santa Barbara.
Ann performed as Principal Flute in the USC Symphony, Wind Ensemble, Contemporary Music Ensemble, and Opera Orchestra. She was Principal Flute with the American Youth Symphony. She was awarded a scholarship through the University of Michigan to attend the summer program at Interlochen where she was Principal Flute of the orchestra.

Ann was a winner of the Texas Flute Society Jeanne Baxtresser Masterclass competition and the University of Toledo Jean Pierre-Rampal Masterclass competition. She has also won the Bellflower Symphony Concerto Competition and the Kalamazoo Concert Band Soloist Competition.
She was the recipient of the Geoffrey Gilbert Memorial Scholarship as the First Prize Winner of the National Flute Association High School Soloist Competition.

Ann was awarded the Carol Sykes scholarship through Suzuki:MA for Suzuki teacher training. She is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Music Education as well as mentoring with Cecilia Pinto Canelo, former Director of Early Childhood at New England Conservatory. Her passion for teaching began as a Young Musician’s Foundation Youth Mentor Artist in the L.A. Unified schools where she saw the power of music education to transform lives and families.
Her students have won awards and scholarships across genres from the full tuition Brooks Scholarship at Holy Cross College to placing in the Senior Flute All-Ireland. Her students have participated in the NEC Prep orchestras and chamber music program, the Worcester Youth Orchestras and Baroque ensembles, as well as participating in the Central Districts and All-State bands and orchestras.