Jeffrey Barker

A Seattle native, Jeffrey Barker joined the Seattle Symphony as associate principal flute two years ago. Previously, he was principal flute of the Boise Philharmonic since 2009. He has also performed with orchestras around the country, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and as guest principal flute of the Oregon Symphony. Barker received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music under the instruction of Bonita Boyd, and his Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University, where his teachers were Jeanne Baxtresser and Alberto Almarza.