Department of Music

Mary Jo White

Assistant Professor
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Mary Jo White




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Flute, Theory

Doctor of Music, Boston University
Master of Music, Michigan State University
Bachelor of Music, East Carolina University

Mary Jo White is an Associate Professor of Flute at UNC-Wilmington and principal flutist of the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra with whom she recently appeared as a soloist performing Carl Nielsen's Flute Concerto. Previously, she taught at Central Michigan University, Truman State University and Boston College, performing with Hyperprism (20th Century Ensemble in Residence), the Emmanuel Church Bach Orchestra, the French Library Chamber Players, Underground Composers and others. Dr. White's degrees include a bachelor's in flute performance from East Carolina University, a master's in flute performance from Michigan State University and a doctorate in flute performance from Boston University where she studied with Doriot Dwyer. She was the principal flute for the Alma and Traverse City Symphonies in Michigan and second flute/piccolo for the Lansing Symphony. In November 2005, Dr. White presented a lecture-recital on the flute music of Albert Roussel at the National College Music Society convention in Quebec City. In 2006, she performed at the National Flute Association convention in Pittsburgh as a winner of the NFA Performer's Competition. In fall 2008, Dr. White recorded the complete solo flute works of Benjamin Boone on her CD Flute, Naturally.