Kathy Farmer (b. 1946)
Kathy Farmer is an active performer in the Atlanta area. She is the principal flutist of the Dekalb Symphony Orchestra. Her chamber music credits include three flute quartets, Papageno, SilverDance and the Atlanta Flute Quartet, Montage Woodwind Quintet and the Woodsong Trio (flute, oboe and piano). She is the director of the Marietta Flute Choir and the founder and director of the Atlanta Flute Ensemble. As a member of the American Flute Orchestra, she has toured France, Germany and Austria. She is also a member of the National Flute Choir. Currently, Ms. Farmer is the flute instructor at Georgia Perimeter College. She has taught flute at Emory University, State University of West Georgia and Mercer University of Atlanta. For many years she has maintained a large private studio. Ms. Farmer is a graduate of the University of South Florida, where she studied with Martha Rearick. She has also studied in annual masterclasses with Geoffrey Gilbert and Peter Lloyd.