Kathie Stewart is the newly appointed Curator of Historical Keyboards and Visiting Academic Specialist in Historical Performance at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She is a founding member and principal flutist of the Grammy Award winning Apollo’s Fire: the Cleveland Baroque Orchestra. A faculty member at the Cleveland Institute of Music, she is also a Kulas Visiting Artist at Case Western Reserve University, and former Curator of Harpsichords at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where she taught baroque flute for nearly twenty years. She is an avid proponent of Celtic music, playing Irish and baroque flutes on several Apollo’s Fire recordings. She has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, Tafelmusik, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, The Four Nations Ensemble, Oberlin Baroque Ensemble, ARTEK, and the Bach Sinfonia in Washington, D.C. She is also Assistant Director of the Seattle Baroque Flute Workshop.
*Kathie Stewart will be on faculty week 1 of the 2024 Amherst Early Music Festival.