Charles Lewis earned a Bachelor in Flute Performance from the University of Tennessee at Martin and a MM in Flute Performance from the University of Memphis. He is currently principal flutist in the Jackson Symphony and performs with the Memphis (TN) and Paducah (KY) Symphonies. He previously served as principal flutist with the Southwest Michigan Symphony and Memphis Repertory Orchestra and performed regularly with the Memphis Eroica Ensemble. He plays flute with the Cooper Young Wind Quintet, U T Martin’s LCD Faculty Woodwind Trio, and University Trio. Lewis is the flute instructor at the University of Tennessee at Martin and has taught previously at The University of Memphis, Bethel University, and Dyersburg State Community College. He was a first prize winner in the Memphis Beethoven Club’s Young Artist Competition and a winner in the Florida Flute Association’s Artist Masterclass Competition and has performed in numerous Masterclasses for some of the world’s leading orchestral flutists. Mr. Lewis maintains a private flute studio in Memphis and Martin. His teachers include Bruce Erskine, Julius Baker and Phyllis Taylor Sparks.
Unless otherwise noted, all performances are in the Blankenship Recital Hall, located on the first floor of the Fine Arts Building.