Demarre McGill is a leading soloist, recitalist, and chamber and orchestral musician. Winner of an Avery Fisher Career Grant and Sphinx Medal of Excellence, he has appeared as soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra and the San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, San Diego, and Baltimore symphony orchestras, among others. Now principal flute of the Seattle Symphony, he previously served as principal flute of the Dallas Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Florida Orchestra, and Santa Fe Opera Orchestra. He has also served as acting principal flute of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. A founding member of The Myriad Trio and former member of Chamber Music Society Two (now The Bowers Program), he has participated in the Moab, Santa Fe, La Jolla, Marlboro, Seattle, and Music@Menlo chamber music festivals, to name a few. He is the co-founder of Art of Élan, a chamber music organization in San Diego and, along with clarinetist Anthony McGill and pianist Michael McHale, founded the McGill/McHale Trio in 2014. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School, McGill is currently the Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) and an artist-faculty member of the Aspen Music Festival and School.