A Georgia native, Kellie Henry is currently pursuing a Master of Music at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and is the flute graduate teaching assistant. Ms. Henry received her BM from Valdosta State University under the tutelage of Elizabeth Goode and privately studied flute in middle school and high school with Anna Thibeault.
Kellie is currently 3rd flute/piccolo with the Albany Symphony Orchestra (Georgia) and performs with the UT Symphony Orchestra and UT Wind Ensemble. Ms. Henry has also performed with the Valdosta Symphony Orchestra and Johnson City Symphony Orchestra. She has experience in diverse performance settings also including opera, woodwind quintet, flute quartet, flute choirs, and various mixed ensembles.
Ms. Henry has competed and won competitions including the VSO Concerto Competition, the National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir Competition, and won second prize in the Flutissimo Young Artist Competition. She has had the opportunity to work with many flutists including Gӧran Marcusson, Stephen Preston, Jim Walker, Molly Barth, Marianne Gedigian, Michael Hasel, Angela Jones-Reus, Erika Boysen, and Patti Adams.
Kellie performs on a silver Brannen Brothers flute and J.R. LaFin headjoint with a 14K gold riser.