Catherine Baker


Catherine Baker, a Houston native, is currently a finalist and substitute for the New World Symphony in Miami, Florida. She has served as the Principal Flute of the American Youth Symphony and the YMF Debut Orchestra. Ms. Baker has performed in orchestras throughout the country including the Brevard Music Center, the Hot Springs Music Festival, the South Dakota Symphony, the Tanglewood Music Center and the Texas Music Festival. Catherine received her training and degrees from the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, and most recently, the University of Southern California. Ms. Baker continually teaches young aspiring flutists, passionately developing the student’s ability to produce a strong sense of musicianship, beautiful sound, and fluent technique. Outside of her musical endeavors, Catherine has fused her interest for graphic design with music by designing posters, invitations, and programs. She also enjoys baking pies and exercising on a regular basis! More information at: