A PERFORMER & EDUCATOR
Houston based flutist Douglas DeVries is currently a Young Artist of DaCamera Chamber Music, a frequent guest Principal Flute of the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra in Los Angeles, and of the Vermont Mozart Festival in Burlington where, this past season, he performed and conducted Mozart’s D Major Flute Concerto. In addition, Mr. DeVries performs regularly with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra in New Orleans, the San Antonio Symphony, the Chattanooga Symphony, and the New World Symphony in Miami Beach. An early winner of From the Top’s Jack Kent Cooke $10,000 Young Artist Award, and a prize winner at the Houston Flute Club’s Byron Hester Young Artist Competition and the Seattle Flute Society’s Young Artist Competition, Mr. DeVries has enjoyed an incredibly diverse career. Highlights include performances with the Los Angeles Philharmonic during their summer season at the Hollywood Bowl, a tour to Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms, as well as orchestral residencies and solo recitals at Carnegie Hall, The Menil Collection in Houston, and Central Presbyterian Church in New York City. Mr. DeVries is the Solo Flutist of Loop38, a contemporary music collective based in Houston, TX and the Adjunct Flute Professor at Houston Community College. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School in New York City as a student of Jeffrey Khaner, and his Masters of Music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music in Houston, TX, where he studied with Leone Buyse.