Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough



Dr. Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough, CV

Teaching and Performing Highlights


Teaching Experience
  • Middle Tennessee State University (1990-1999)
  • New Mexico State University (1985-1987)
  • Tennessee Governor's School for the Arts
  • Master classes and presentations at Skidmore College, Virginia Commonwealth University,University of Memphis
  • The Florida State University as a Graduate Fellow and Teaching Assistant (1987-1990)
  • Skidmore Summer Flute Institute
  • Conductor of the Empire State Youth Orchestra Flute Choir

Performance Highlights

 Solo Recitals

  • Venues including Troy Music Hall, The Egg in Albany, Pleshakov Music Center, NorthPointe Cultural Arts Center, Saratoga Arts Center, Skidmore College,Blair School of Music, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Memphis and National Flute Association Conventions in Kansas City, Atlanta and New York

Orchestral  (previous performances)

  • WICKED! The Broadway Musical: on tour at Proctors Theater in Schenectady NY, Dec. 09-Jan 2010
  • The Nashville Chamber Orchestra, principal (now called Orchestra Nashville)
  • The Nashville Symphony, substitute in all chairs
  • The Huntsville Symphony (AL) 2nd fl 
  • Glimmerglass Opera, solo piccolo 
  • Shaker Mountain Music Festival in New Lebanon, NY and Pittsfield, MA, principal flute (The Albany Symphony)
  • Martha Graham Dance Company, performance of Appalachian Spring at The Egg in Albany, NY, principal flute

Chamber Music

  • Boston Early Music Festival 2009 and 2013  Fringe Concert Series
  • Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Stones River Chamber Players
  • Saint Rose Camerata, flutist and director
  • Foundation for Baroque Music Festival. baroque flute

Solo with Orchestra

  • Glens Falls Symphony; Concerto by Ibert, May 2009
  • Glens Falls Symphony; Suite in B Minor by Bach, May 2008
  • Nashville Symphony; Concerto in G by Mozart
  • Huntsville Symphony: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 by Bach
  • Middle Tennessee Symphony; Hungarian Fantasie Pastoral by Doppler
  • El Paso Pro Musica; Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 by Bach

Radio and Television

  • WAMC Radio, Live performance at the Linda Norris Auditorium
  • WPLN Radio,Nashville Public Radio "Live in Studio C" several appearances
  • NPR "Performance Today" with the Nashville Chamber Orchestra
  • TV Christmas special with Martina McBride, Nashville Symphony

CD Recordings:

wards and Grants

  • Sabbatical Leave Fall 2015 The College of Saint Rose
  • Scholars and Artists Grant, 2013, from The College of Saint Rose to research 18th Century solo works for flute. The research will result in a manual of edited scores with performance guides and compact disc recording. 
  • Professional Development Grant from The College of Saint Rose to perform and present at the 2012 National Flute Association Convention in August, 2012
  • Grant from the Brannen-Cooper Fund at Brannen Flutemakers, INC. to host flutist Elizabeth Rowe for the 2011 Saint Rose Flute Day
  • Professional Development Grant from The College of Saint Rose to research Music Technology for Performance and Practice, summer 2011
  • Funding from Burkart Flutes and Piccolos to host flutist Linda Chesis for Saint Rose Flute Day
  • Faculty Development Grant from The College of Saint Rose to perform at The NFA Convention in New York
  • Re-assigned time Grant from The College of Saint Rose to coordinate/direct The Saint Rose Camerata (fall '09)
  • Two-time Winner of The National Flute Association Convention Performer's Competition; performed at national conventions in Kansas City, MI and Orlando, Florida
  •  Recipient of several grants, Faculty Development , Public Service and Faculty Research Grants from Middle Tennessee State University
  • Awarded grants from The Brannen-Cooper Fund to host annual Middle Tennessee Flute Festival
  • Awarded Public Events Grant from The College of Saint Rose
  • Recipient of Graduate Fellowship from The Florida State University for doctoral studies