Amulet Strange is Principal Flutist of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and member of the MSO Woodwind Quintet since 2015. Additionally, she is Adjunct Professor of Flute at Jackson State University and Mississippi College and on the Artist Roster with the Mississippi Arts Commission.
Ms. Strange has recently performed with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and been a guest clinician for the Mid-South and Louisiana flute festivals. Her summers have been spent across the United States at Spoleto Festival USA, Avaloch Farm Music Institute, Atlantic Music Festival, Texas Music Festival, Brevard Music Center, and Ohio Light Opera.
Ms. Strange is a founding member of Deciduous Trio for flute/ viola (Stephanie Mientka)/ harp (Hope Cowan). The Deciduous Trio is committed to expanding their ensemble’s repertoire and sharing their unique sound with diverse audiences. The Deciduous Trio has performed on recital series across the country and the American Harp Society and National Flute Association conventions.
As a soloist, Ms. Strange has performed the Mozart and Reinecke concertos with Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Chamber Orchestra, respectively. Her masterclass performances have been for renowned flutists such as Emmanuel Pahud, Jim Walker, Christina Jennings, Conor Nelson, and Jill Felber, among others.
A Texas native and Interlochen Arts Academy graduate, Ms. Strange holds a Master of Music degree from Rice University and Bachelor of Music degree from San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where she was the recipient of the Presser Scholar Award. Her major teachers include Timothy Day and Leone Buyse with additional influence from Aralee Dorough, Catherine Payne, and Jocelyn Goranson.