John Taylor Mitchell serves as Faculty teaching artist of baroque flute and recorder at the Peabody Preparatory. He has performed with the the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Baroque Band, Cantate Chamber Singers, Peabody Renaissance Ensemble, and the Washington Bach Consort. He has performed at the Kennedy Center, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Music Center at Strathmore, and internationally in Canada, Germany, Hungary, and Poland.
A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, John holds a Master of Music in Baroque Flute under the tutelage of Gwyn Roberts. During his undergraduate studies on modern flute at Baldwin Wallace Conservatory, he developed a collegiate baroque ensemble that led to collaborations with various baroque specialists. John has participated in lessons and masterclasses with teaching artists from The Juilliard School, Oberlin Conservatory, Royal Conservatory of the Hague, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and The Cleveland Orchestra.
John is an MBA Candidate at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School with a focus in Organizational Leadership and serves on the Emerging Professional Leadership Council for Early Music America.