Dorie Gold, flautist, is a busy performer and teacher. She has appeared as a guest artist in the Wednesday Music at Noon recital series, with the Korean Women’s Choir, the Parkland Music Teachers’ Association, and countless special events in Edmonton, Vancouver, and Seoul, Korea. She regularly performs in the Northern Lights Duo with guitarist Tyson Oatway. She was a founding member of Trio Aria (Edmonton) and the Seoulmates’ Trio (Seoul, Korea).
Dorie maintains a studio of enthusiastic students at Taylor Conservatory. Her students are awarded highest honours in RCM exams and Kiwanis and regional festivals, and consistently win coveted seats with the Edmonton Youth Orchestra. Many go on to post-secondary music studies. Dorie is in demand as a clinician throughout the Edmonton area. She is a proud member of the Alberta Registered Teachers’ Association, and is the Founding President of the Edmonton Flute Association.
Dorie is a graduate of Capilano University, where she studied with prominent Canadian flautist and composer Kathryn Cernauskas. She has performed in numerous masterclasses for such flute greats as William Bennett (Royal Academy of London), Wissam Boustany (Royal Northern College of Music), Emily Beynon (Royal Concertgebouw), and Carol Wincenc (Juilliard School of Music).
Dorie’s overall teaching philosophy is to develop a life-long love of music in her students while giving them the tools to be better flute players. Dorie teaches all levels of flute and beginner recorder as well as directing the Taylor Flute Ensemble (adults) and the newly formed Whirlwinds ensemble for children. For more on Dorie visit her website doriegoldflute.com.