Flute and recorder specialist Kelsey Burnham is a South Baltimore native based in New York City. Having graduated from Oberlin Conservatory (BM ’19) and The Juilliard School (MM ’21), Burnham enjoys all aspects of making and sharing music with others. Her performance career has most recently included performances with Juilliard 415 and Les Arts Florrisants in New York City, across both islands of New Zealand, and Thiré, France, as well as recording for an upcoming album release of original cantatas by Doug Balliett. With a passion for teaching, Burnham has years of experience from Oberlin Conservatory and from being one of Virtu.Academy’s founding private instructors. She has experience with students of all ages and skill levels with a teaching style that prioritizes the comfort, confidence, and success of the individual student. As a historic flute specialist, Burnham is capable of teaching flute styles from the Renaissance through current Modern performance practice. This fall, Burnham is excited to join the roster of Adjunct Faculty for the Peabody Preparatory. As an alumna of the Peabody Preparatory Tuned-In Program, Burnham looks forward to returning to her community at Peabody and what adventures lie in store.