Artist Bio

Demarre McGill, flute

Demarre McGill, Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony, is an internationally recognized recitalist and chamber and orchestral musician. He has appeared as soloist with the orchestras of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Dallas, and Baltimore and most recently served as Acting Principal Flute of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, McGill has participated in chamber music festivals around the globe and, along with clarinetist Anthony McGill and pianist Michael McHale, founded the McGill/McHale Trio. A native of Chicago, Demarre McGill received degrees from both the Curtis Institute of Music and Juilliard and is Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.