Haynes Artist Dr. Colleen White is Assistant Professor of Flute at Kansas State University, Principal Flute of Chamber Orchestra of the Smoky Valley, and Executive Director of Scheherazade Music Festival. Before her appointment at K-State, she held faculty positions in flute, chamber music, and entrepreneurship at Colorado State University, the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado Boulder. She has been an Artist-in-Residence at Off the Hook Arts Winterfest, Colorado Mahlerfest, Boulder Bach Festival, and the Atlantic Music Festival.
In addition to her teaching and performing activities, she has coordinated performance events for Grammy Award Winners, MacArthur Fellows, and Guggenheim Fellows for the Colorado Flute Association and Spoleto Festival USA. Dr. White regularly performs in a wide variety of solo, orchestral, and chamber music settings across North America, including performances with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, as a soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, and at Carnegie Hall.