Amy Taylor

Flute & Piccolo
Performance & Instruction

Upcoming Performances

Rachmaninoff Symphonic Dances, Apr. 6 & 7

Prokofiev + Beethoven, Apr. 14 & 15

West Side Story, Film with Orchestra, Apr. 27, 28 & 29

Learn to Play the Flute

Amy Taylor has been teaching flute and piccolo for 17 years. Students receive personalized training based on their abilities and goals.

Call 972.977.5107 or send an email to for more information.


Two music notesFrom Tchaikovksy to Mahler, from Mozart to Copland, Amy Taylor has a broad repertoire of classical pieces performed on both flute and piccolo.


Two music notesThe flute section of the Cincinnati POPS orchestra will have you tapping your toes and swaying to the sounds of classic rock, film scores, and Broadway favorites.

Ballet & Opera

Two music notesIn addition to performances with the Cincinnati Opera and Ballet, Amy has performed with the Lyric Opera, the Milwaukee Ballet, and Tulsa Opera.

About Amy Taylor

Amy Taylor is currently the Acting Second Flutist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2012. Prior to joining the Cincinnati Symphony, she was a member of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Taylor is also a regular substitute with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra including tours to Asia and Carnegie Hall. She has also played extensively with the Detroit, Minnesota, Atlanta and St. Louis Symphony Orchestras on both piccolo and flute and was a member of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She is also a substitute for the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Taylor currently enjoys spending part of her summer performing with the Bellingham Festival of Music in Washington and has also performed with the Sitka Summer Music Festival,Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra and the IRIS Music Festival.

Ms. Taylor, a Yamaha Artist, was a first place winner of the National Flute Association Orchestral Excerpts Competition and the Oklahoma Young Artist Competition. In 2006, she performed as a soloist with Yo-Yo Ma in Grant Park as part of the Silk Road Ensemble.

She can be heard on the Fanfare Cincinnati label on the Cincinnati Symphony and Pops Orchestra recordings; Hallowed Ground, American Originals and Carnival of the Animals.

In addition to her active performing career, Ms. Taylor is a devoted teacher. She is the Adjunct Flute Professor at Northern Kentucky University and the Cincinnati-Conservatory of Music and maintains a private studio as well.

Originally from the Dallas area, she received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas and her Masters degree in performance from Northwestern University. Her primary teachers include, Walfrid Kujala, Terri Sundberg, Jennifer Gunn and Mathieu Dufour.