Sharon Sparrow


Position: Visiting Flute Professor


SHARON SPARROW is the Assistant Principal Flutist of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at The Juilliard School and a Master’s degree at Mannes College of Music, studying with renowned teachers Julius Baker, Thomas Nyfenger and Geoffrey Gilbert. Sharon has presented master classes all over the world and currently is the Instructor of Flute at Oakland University and Wayne State University in Michigan.  She is a hands-on advocate for music education and her specialty is helping musicians with their mindset, confidence and certainty through preparation so that they can master the audition experience. Her book, “6 Weeks to Finals”, published by Theodore Presser in 2016, is in high demand and won recognition from the National Flute Association as one of their “Best new publications” in 2016.