School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Music : Faculty

Kerry Walker

Professor of MusicKerry Walker
Woodwind Area Coordinator

Applied Flute, Woodwind Workshop, Flute Choir, Chamber Music, Music History

Dr. Kerry Walker is Professor of Flute at Western Connecticut State University as well as Principal Flutist with the Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra. She performs with the Ives Orchestra, the All-New England Orchestra and with chamber groups: Ridge Winds, Prometheus, and Dual Excursions. Dr. Walker’s degrees are from The University of Michigan, Bowling Green State University, and Texas Tech University. Walker’s instructors have included, Julius Baker, (with whom she performed duo recitals in 1995 and 2000) Judith Bentley, Geoffrey Gilbert, Michael Stoune, Carl St. Clair, and Robert Spano. She has performed under many reputable conductors including Fennell, Revelli, Entremont, Schneider, and Page. While maintaining her flute studio, Dr. Walker directs The Julius Baker Master Classes and The National High School Flute Institute, both held annually on the Mid-town campus of Western Connecticut State University. Walker is a Yamaha performing artist and clinician.