Flute Club of Calgary

Board of Directors



Introducing our new president...

Of course the thing about Judy is that she never aspired to be a flute player. Back in the day (just before the dinosaurs became extinct) she had two option choices, Art and music. She chose music because her dad found her an $80 flute. He made her practice in the garage because he hated the sound. 

Fast forward, Judy is working as a secretary (administrative assistant), joins the military reserves and actually tells them she has a flute!!! They send her to the Canadian Forces school of music, where she hones  her skills as a flute player but decides she hates the military. 

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Dutch born flutist Lucie Jones (Batteké) is principal flute with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra, an extra player with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and a former member of Symphony Nova Scotia. Lucie is an active chamber musician, soloist, teacher, adjudicator, clinician and founding director of both the Chamber Flutes and the Flute Club of Calgary (FCC). Lucie is on Faculty at the Mount Royal University Conservatory and a sessional instructor at the University of Calgary.

As a Concerto Competition winner, Lucie performed as a soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. Lucie was also a two-time of the National Flute Association International Performer’s Competition. Lucie has been a featured performer with Calgary’s Kensington Sinfonia, Mountain View Festival, the Instrumental Society of Calgary, the Red Deer Symphony Chamber Series, Land’s End Ensemble, Calgary Opera, and a repeat soloist with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian University College Orchestra. As a member of the Looking Glass Duo (flute and harp), Storymusic Creations, New Odyssey 3, and Perfect Cadence Woodwind Quintet, Lucie performs regularly throughout Alberta.


For over twenty years, flutist Taryn Fulkerson has devoted her life to her beloved instrument and her passion for Classical, Celtic and sacred music. She holds degrees from Appalachian State University (B.Mus., flute performance) and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (M.Mus., flute performance), in addition to having her A.R.C.T from the Royal Conservatory of Canada. A freelance performer, teacher and clinician in the Calgary area, Taryn maintains a busy private teaching studio and is an extra player with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra. When she is not immersed in the fabulous world of flute, Taryn loves walking, reading, crafting of multiple varieties, travelling and spending time with her family.


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Barbara was fortunate to be enriched by a European heritage while she grew up in Switzerland. She learned about North American culture and lifestyle when she moved first to the US 23 years ago and then later settled in Canada.

Drawing from a wealth of experience developing effective business and brand strategies in the not-for-profit, public health, arts, recreation, and municipal sectors, Barbara loves focusing on launching new projects, building relationships and turning creative strategies into successful execution. She has a strong belief in delivering on continuous improvements through life-long learning.

"I believe music connects and heals - the power of music inspires me daily. A powerful form of art for us to share and feel our commonality. Music helps contribute to positive social change and creates a space for compassion and understanding."


Bio Coming Soon!

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Sue has been Principal Flute in the Calgary Civic Symphony since 1992, and Second flute/piccolo with the Red Deer Symphony since 2011. While Sue was initially a music performance major at University of Toronto, other creative energies lead her to pursue a career in graphic design. After 10 years employed in Calgary design studios, she has run a home-based freelance design business since 2005. There aren’t enough hours in the day for all the fun things Sue likes to do: painting, reading, yoga, knitting and playing flute and ukulele.

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Professional Engineer, flutist at heart, mediator, energetic and encouraging music teacher. Also enthusiastic life-time music learner. Happy volunteer for all kinds of music events.