Erin Morgan – Principal Flute

Erin Morgan – Principal Flute

Erin Fleming Morgan is a Fife Instrumentalist and Staff Sergeant in the US Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, one of the four premier bands of the Army.  This ceremonial unit provides musical support for many different events across the Military District of Washington and the National Capital Region, including events at the White House and Pentagon.  As “The Official Escort to the President”, The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps has marched in every Inaugural Parade since John F. Kennedy. 

Erin holds a Bachelor’s degree in both Music Performance and Music Education from the University of Georgia, studying under Angela Jones-Reus, and a Master’s degree in Flute Performance from Florida State University, studying under Eva Amsler.  Prior to and throughout her formal education, Erin studied flute with Rob Cronin and Christina Smith of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  With Atlanta as her home, Erin has performed with the Ocala Symphony Orchestra, the Walt Disney World Candlelight Processional Orchestra, Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, and Tara Winds, a group which performed at the prestigious Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic in 2015.  Erin has been accepted and performed in many summer festivals including the Sir James Galway Flute Festival, Oberlin Flute Institute, the Wildacres Flute Retreat, The Consummate Flutist, and Flutissimo!  She has presented at the National Flute Association Convention and the Florida Flute Association Fair and has won titles at the MTNA Young Artist Competition and Flutissimo! Solo Artist Competition. 

Since relocating to Fairfax, VA with her band director husband, Erin has performed with the Old Bridge Chamber Orchestra, Washington Philharmonic Orchestra, the former Balalaika Symphony Orchestra, Fairfax Wind Symphony, and Capital Wind Symphony (Principal Flute).  She has appeared as soloist with the W. T. Woodson High School Symphonic Band, under her husband with the baton.  With an extensive marching background and a love for teaching, Erin enjoys serving on the Woodson Marching Band staff in the fall, directing the Woodson Flute Choir, and maintaining a small private flute studio.  In her spare time, Erin loves reading, beautiful weather, and her two cats, Tara and Clara. 

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