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Chloe Upshaw

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Chloe Upshaw is devoted to her multifarious career as a flutist, composer, and educator. She specializes in modern flute techniques and electroacoustic composition. With the mission to nurture the mental health and well-being of musicians, Chloe promotes the use of sound exploration as a medium for mindful expression. In addition to being an active performer and teacher, Chloe has been selected to present her research on musicians’ wellness at several regional flute festivals. Chloe enjoys teaching students of all ages and is passionate about exploring the musical and artistic potential of every student.

Chloe is pursuing her D.M.A. in flute performance at West Virginia University in the flute studio of Nina Assimakopoulos. She earned her M.M. in music performance at the University of Tennessee, where she studies with Maria Castillo, and her B.M. in flute performance at the University of Puget Sound where she studied with Karla Flygare.