Barbara Eadie

Flute Teacher

Barbara Eadie

SAA Member


Victoria, BC, Canada
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Teaching Experience

• Greater Victoria School District Instrumental Music Teacher (band, strings, choir) since 1989
• Private flute studio since 1976
• Flute instructor Victoria Conservatory of Music 1978-1981
• Flute instructor Eastman School of Music Prep Department 1973-75
• Flute instructor Brockport State College University, Brockport, New York 1971-1974

Solo Experience

• Solo recital experience in Greater Victoria area
• Free-lance flutist (Broadway shows, weddings, chamber music, church performance, orchestral work)
• Founding member of the Candlelight Trio (flute, violin, cello)

Orchestral Experience

• Victoria Civic Orchestra—principal, 2nd flute, piccolo
• Victoria Symphony sub (1975-1985)
• Eastman School Symphony Orchestra
• Greece Symphony Orchestra, Greece, NY—2nd flute, piccolo
• Brockport Symphony, Brockport, New York—2nd flute, piccolo


• Eastman School of Music—Master of Music
• Hope College—Bachelor of Music
• University of Victoria—Kodaly Certificate

Private Teachers

• Keith Bryan—University of Michigan (during high school)
• Nelson Hauenstein—University of Michigan (during high school)
• John Thomas—Eastman School of Music
• Bonita Boyd
• Master Class with William Bennett (WIBB) and Trevor Wye
• Occasional lessons with Peter Lloyd—London Symphony Orchestra (UK)

Prizes and Awards Memberships

• Provincial winner Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival Woodwind Division 1977
• Listed in the International Who’s Who in Music 1975
• Winner Inter-municipal Medallion City of Victoria, 1977
• American Federation of Musicians Local 247
• Suzuki Association of the Americas
• Canadian Flute Association

Current Position

Barbara Eadie has been a Music Educator in Victoria, British Columbia for the past 40 years. Prior to moving to B.C, Ms. Eadie was a member of the Preparatory Department faculty at the Eastman School of Music and an Instructor in flute at Brockport State College University located in Brockport, New York. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in the US and Canada and is a founding member of the Candlelight Trio, a chamber group consisting of flute, violin and cello. She has had extensive symphony orchestra experience including playing extra flute with the Victoria Symphony on a CBC broadcast. Mrs. Eadie is currently the strings teacher for several elementary schools in School District 61, Victoria, B.C.