Jessica Hull-Dambaugh is currently the Principal Flutist of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2004. She has most recently appeared as a featured soloist in the Bar Harbor Music Festival, the annual Piccolo Spoleto Festival, the Charleston Bach Festival, the College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series, and the National Flute Association Convention. Jessica has previously played with the Central City Opera Orchestra in Colorado, held the position of Principal Flute with the Maryland Symphony Orchestra, and has performed frequently with the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra in Washington, DC. She currently maintains a private teaching studio, performs frequently as a member of the Charleston Chamber Players, and is an active member of the South Carolina Flute Society Board.
Jessica has toured extensively throughout China, Europe, the Netherlands, South America, and Latin America, and has attended the acclaimed Schleswig-Holstein Orchestral Academy in Germany, the Music Academy of the West, the National Orchestral Institute, and the Youth Orchestra of the Americas Orchestral Training Institute. Jessica received her B.M. from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, where she was a student of Ken Andrews. She earned her M.M. from Carnegie Mellon University where she was a student of Jeanne Baxtresser, Retired Principal Flutist of the New York Philharmonic. Other former teachers include Alberto Almarza, Jennifer Conner, and Robert Bush.
Jessica currently lives in West Ashley with her husband, Sean, their son, Kyle, and lab/boxer mix, Zoe. For more information, visit www.JessicaHullDambaugh.com.