Charlotte Betry is an active performer and music educator throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Ms. Betry is currently a member of the Santa Clarita Regional Theatre Orchestra, the La Canada Presbyterian Orchestra, the Afro-American Orchestra of Los Angeles, the Emmanuel Orchestra, and the Vitus Ensemble, a Modern Music Ensemble based in the San Fernando Valley. She is a substitute for the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra and the Antelope Valley Symphony Orchestra, and is regularly called for various solo and chamber performances.
In August of 2014 and 2016, Charlotte was invited to participate at the National Flute Association’s annual convention with the Wyndfall Chamber and FluteSonic Orchestras, and in 2015 was a participant in Jim Walker’s Beyond the Masterclass at the Colburn School. Charlotte has participated in master classes with artists such as Carol Wincenc, Cathy Karoly, Tracy Harris, Mary Karen Clardy, and Anne Zentner among others.
Additionally, in 2017 she was a featured concerto soloist at the Beverly Hills International Chamber Music Festival and in 2019 Charlotte was invited to present the Warm-Ups Session at the 2nd Annual CSUN Flute Fest at California State University, Northridge. Charlotte is currently an Adjunct Faculty member at Los Angeles Pierce College where she teaches Applied Flute lessons, Musicianship/Music Theory, and Music Appreciation courses. Charlotte is also the Music Instructor at Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Arts where she teaches Music Appreciation. In addition to her collegiate teaching, Charlotte is the Flute Specialist at several Southern California High Schools including Valencia High School, Oak Park High School, and Thousand Oaks High School. She is the Co-Founder/Director of the Sterling Junior Flute Choir based in La Crescenta, CA and maintains a private flute studio in the San Fernando Valley. Charlotte is an active member of the Music Teacher’s Association of California where she currently serves as the Vice-President for the 2018-2020 Pasadena Branch Board. Charlotte received her Bachelor of Music (Summa Cum Laude) and Master of Music (with Distinction) degrees in Flute Performance from California State University, Northridge under the tutelage of Sandy Kipp Iles and Heather Clark.
“Charlotte is the consummate musician – fine flautist, expert musicianship and easy to work with.”
Jack Lantz, Director of Music & Worship Arts
La Canada Presbyterian Church