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Mary Kay Fink

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Cleveland Institute of Music

Mary Kay Fink joined the Cleveland Orchestra as piccoloist in 1990 and has appeared as soloist on numerous occasions.  She has also been a member of the New Jersey Symphony, the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, and the Seito-Kinen Festival Orchestra.   In addition, she has performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Nashville Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra and the Milwaukee Symphony.   She was Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1988-89), flute instructor at Baldwin-Wallace College (1994-99), and is currently Head of the Flute Department at the Cleveland Institute of Music where she has been a member of the faculty since 1991.   In 1986 she won first prize in the National Flute Association Young Artist Competition, has been invited to perform at many of the National Flute Association Conventions, and is currently a member of the NFA Board of Directors.  She holds degrees from the Oberlin College of Music and the Juilliard School.   Her teachers include Robert Willoughby, Paula Robison, Robert Dick, Julius Baker, and Keith Underwood.