Chastity Pawloski

Chastity Pawloski pursued her bachelor’s degree in flute performance at Wichita State University studying under Dr. Frances Shelly. She has served as piccoloist for the Wichita Symphony Orchestra since 2012. She also enjoys performing in many local ensembles, including Delano Chamber Groups, Chamber Orchestra of the Smoky Valley, Wichita Grand Opera Orchestra and Newton Mid-Kansas […]

Marilyn Hitchcock

Marilyn Hitchcock, a lifelong Wichitan, began her flute career as an elementary student of George B Tack, for whom the Tack Flute Foundation is named.  Following high school, during which she participated in band, orchestra, and the Youth Orchestras, she attended Wichita State University studying with Ed Callan, and Friends University, studying with Dr William […]

Kathy Ensey

Kathy is a flutist and teacher in Wichita, Kansas, specializing in K-12 and professional flute instruction. She earned a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wichita State University, and later returned there to complete her Master’s Degree in Flute Performance with Dr. Carmen Lemoine. Kathy has enjoyed subbing with the Wichita Symphony Orchestra since 2018. […]

Sara Jane Cherry

Sara Jane is a flutist and music teacher based in Wichita, Kansas. An active community performer, she is involved with Christian Performance Theatre in various capacities, including as a pit musician for their public performances. She has played with Delano Chamber Players as well as the Friends University Community Orchestra, and has performed on multiple […]

Sarah Wessley

Sarah Wessley is excited to rejoin the flute community again, after a long TMJ recovery.  Sarah holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts in flute performance from Louisiana State University, where she was the graduate teaching assistant in flute.  She is also a Wichita State alumna, where she earned a Master’s and a Bachelor’s of Music in flute […]

Kristin Shaffer

Kristin Shaffer’s life in music was directly affected by winning the use of the original George B. Tack flute in 1984 as a 9th grader (at a time when the committee only had 2 flutes to use). The honor of being awarded this special flute at a time when affordable step up flutes were not […]

Jennifer Kirk

Jennifer Kirk is an active teacher, clinician, adjudicator, and performer. She is in her 14th year teaching music in the Wichita Public Schools. She currently is director of bands at Christa McAuliffe Academy where she teaches 6th, 7th, and 8th grade concert bands and jazz band. Jennifer’s bands consistently receive Superior ratings at the Wichita […]

Martha Housholder

Martha Louise Selfridge Housholder, MD. Born in Wichita. Studied flute with Mr. George B. Tack in high school until his retirement. University of Kansas, BA in French. University of Kansas, MD. Dermatology Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Physician, The Dermatology Clinic. Husband – Daniel Housholder, MD. Son – David Housholder, Washington DC. Daughter – Anne Housholder, MD, Wichita. […]

Amy Hoffman

Amy Hoffman has been on the faculty at Friends University since 1995 where she is adjunct flute professor and flute choir director. She is a member of the faculty quintet (Tower Wind Quintet) and the pit orchestra for Music Theatre of Wichita. She frequently performs in the Wichita area and has played with the Wichita […]

Jett Calderon

Jett Calderon is a recent performance graduate from Wichita State University. He performed in the university orchestra, wind ensemble, and new music ensemble. He has won top prizes in competitions, including the Kansas Flute Society’s Young Artist Competition. His principal teachers include Dr. Hilary Jones, Dr. Carmen Lemoine, and Dr. Mary Posses. When he is […]