Jeffrey Barker

Jeffrey Barker

Flute

Associate Principal

A Seattle native, Jeffrey Barker is beginning his new position as Associate Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony in the 2015–2016 season. Previously, he played as Principal Flute of the Boise Philharmonic since 2009. He has also performed with top 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.

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