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 in Los Angeles, she was fortunate enough to play under the baton of Zubin Mehta, John Williams, Danny Elfman, Elmer Bernstein, and Bobby McFerrin. Ann was part of the musical fanfare at the grand opening of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Some other memorable performances include a benefit concert held by Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman under the baton of Merv Griffin, with soloist Michael Crawford (Phantom of the Opera) and Pam Dawber (Mindy of Mork and Mindy) as well as performing with Eric Idle (Monty Python) and Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid). 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, Harvard University, and on America’s Tall Ship the Eagle. Ann performed at Wright Brother’s 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, adjudicating, and premiering new compositions for flute. She is a founding member of 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 and completed her Suzuki Unit 1 teacher training at the Hartt Suzuki Institute. 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. She continues to cherish her student’s growth and accomplishments as the founder of the Serenade School of Flute.