Cynthia Jones is a local musician who graduated with a BA in Music from Morgan State University and received her Masters of Music in Flute Performance from Shenandoah Conservatory. Ms. Jones has studied privately with world renowned flutist Jonathan Snowden, Dr. Francis Lapp Averitt and Dr. Anita Thesen. She has performed with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore County Music Educators Wind Symphony, Kappa Kappa Psi/Tau Beta Sigma National Intercollegiate Band, and many others.
She is currently a founder of Anita’s Flutes, a local flute choir. She has 20 years of playing and performance experience as well as 8 years of private and group flute instruction ranging from the elementary level to the college level. Her approach and philosophy towards learning music is engaging, educational and enjoying. She strives to encourage and share her love and dedication to music with her students.
JennaMarie Warfield received a BA from Millersville University, where she majored in music performance with flute as her primary instrument. Ms. Warfield currently studies under Julianna Nickel as a masters student at George Mason University, and previously studied with Dr. William Montgomery, Mr. Joel Behrens, Mrs. Lana Behrens, Dr. Linda Kirkpatrick and Mr. David Holmes. She has participated in youth ensembles at Peabody Conservatory, and has assisted directing youth choirs at several churches in the Baltimore area. While at Millersville University, Ms. Warfield has performed in several recitals, at public events, at churches, and was a co-founder of Professional Musicians and Graduate Education Focus Group (PMGE), a student-run group directed towards supporting and preparing musicians to be successful for graduate school and post-school careers. Ms. Warfield was a Finalist in the 2012 Louis Vyner Competition, was selected as a performer for the 2012 Julius Baker Master Class, and performed and was featured in the 12th, 13th and 14th Annual New England Conservatory Summer Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra. Ms. Warfield currently performs with the Mason Symphony Orchestra, Mason Baroque Ensemble, Capital Wind Symphony, woodwind quintet and is an alternate for the Columbia Orchestra.
Sarah Casey comes from a musical family and is from Baltimore, Maryland. Sarah earned her Master’s Degree from Ohio University in 2016 where she was a concerto competition finalist that year. While at OU, Sarah held positions as the flute graduate assistant and as a band graduate assistant. Sarah has enjoyed performing as principal of the OU Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra, as well as a member of the Shimmering Silver Flute Quartet, OU flute choir and various other chamber ensembles.
She attended James Madison University, where she graduated in 2014 with a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance. At JMU, Sarah enjoyed a busy four years playing in the Wind Symphony, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Band, and with the JMU Flute Choir. Sarah also made guest appearances with the JMU Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Band.
Sarah has ten years teaching experience, holding an active private studio with students ranging from seven to seventy. Sarah's students regularly hold principal positions in their school ensembles, and her students have been selected to perform as members of the Baltimore Symphony Side by Side Orchestra, All County Band and Orchestra, and Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. Sarah believes the most important part of playing flute is to have fun!