Dr. Christina Webster, flutist, completed her Doctor of Musical Arts in flute performance at the UMKC Conservatory of Music, where she studied with Mary Posses. Winner of a Fulbright award, she earned a Postgraduate Performance Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music (London) where she studied with William Bennett and Kate Hill. She holds a Master of Music in Flute Performance from the UMKC Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Music in Flute and Piano Performance, summa cum laude, from the University of Kansas.
Dr. Webster was awarded UMKC’s Graduate Woodwind Quintet Fellowship and performed with that group for three years. She was Co-Principal Flute of the UMKC Conservatory Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, and Musica Nova. While at the Conservatory, Dr. Webster twice won the Conservatory’s Concerto/Aria Competition. Dr. Webster has performed with the Kansas City Symphony and has concertized with harpist Tabitha Reist Steiner and pianist Ya-Ting Liou. She was the instrumental winner of the 2000 Naftzger Young Artist Competition, and in 2005 was the winner of the SAI Scholarship Competition and the Kansas City Musical Club Scholarship Competition.
Currently, Dr. Webster holds the position of Second Flute with the Wichita Symphony and teaches flute at Kansas State University as a Visiting Assistant Professor of music. Previous teachers include John Boulton, Shannon Finney, Judy Johnson, and Geri Turvey.