Morrigan O'Brien Kane, Flute

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Morrigan Kane Dr. Morrigan O’Brien Kane holds Bachelor of Music, Master of Music, and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. While at CCM, she studied with Randy Bowman, Dr. Bradley Garner, and Jack Wellbaum. As an active performer in the area, Dr. Kane performs regularly with the Phoenix Woodwind Trio and as a substitute flutist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Kentucky Symphony Orchestra, Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and Richmond (IN) Symphony Orchestra. She is a member of the School House Symphony, an educational outreach program which performs nearly 300 concerts for children throughout the school year. Dr. Kane maintains a diverse private teaching studio of 60 students, age 8-adult. She also organizes and directs a studio flute choir for students of all ages several times throughout the year.

Dr. Kane has won or placed in many national flute competitions, including the National Flute Association competitions, the Frank Bowen Young Artist Competition, and the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition. She has made concerto appearances with the Mason Community Band, Lakota Bands, Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, and has been a featured artist for the Hamilton Mozart Festival.

In 2003, Dr. Kane attended "Nordic Flute" in Gothenburg, Sweden, where she studied with Swedish flutist Göran Marcusson. In the summer of 2006, she performed in the festival orchestra for The Opera Theatre and Music Festival of Lucca, Italy. She has performed in masterclasses for Emmanuel Pahud, Jim Walker, Göran Marcusson, Jean-Michel Tanguy, Jill Felber, Randy Bowman, Bradley Garner, and Jack Wellbaum.

Although trained as a classical orchestral flutist, Dr. Kane also specializes in extended techniques for flute. Her doctoral lecture recital focused on the works of Ian Clarke, who is known for his modern compositions involving extended techniques.