Jacqueline DeVoe
Jacqueline DeVoe Biography

Flutist Jacqueline DeVoe is an active freelancer in the New England area and performs regularly with Emmanuel Music, Cantata Singers, the Rhode Island Philharmonic, National Lyric Opera, Nashua Symphony, Alea III, Boston Ballet and other ensembles.   A 20 year faculty member of the New England Conservatory Preparatory School, she has also taught at the Walnut Hill School, MIT, Milton Academy, New School of Music, Cambridge, North Shore Conservatory and maintains an active private studio.

In addition to her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees received from New England Conservatory in Boston, she was a two-time recipient of the Frank Huntington Beebe Fund grant and the Austrian Government’s Stipend for Foreigners, and completed a diploma at the Hochschule für Musik in Vienna, Austria.  Her primary teachers were Claude Monteux, John Heiss and Wolfgang Schulz.   A 1986 Tanglewood Fellow, Ms. DeVoe is the former principal flutist of the Mexico City Philharmonic, has performed with the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and has been presented in solo and chamber music concerts in Europe, Mexico and the US.

A strong advocate of music education in public schools, Ms. DeVoe performs with the North Winds Woodwind Quintet, which presents educational concerts in schools throughout Massachusetts under the auspices of Young Audiences of Massachusetts, and with Monadnock Music’s Lend an Ear program throughout rural New Hampshire.  Ms. DeVoe has created and directed lecture/chamber music concerts for the Newport Symposium and for three years, she was selected as an “Artist Teacher” in a pilot program through Young Audiences and NPR’s “From the Top” which brings gifted young artists into Massachusetts’ public schools. 

Ms. DeVoe is also the president of the James Pappoutsakis Memorial Fund, which hosts an annual flute competition for Boston-area flutists.
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