Elizabeth Brightbill held the position of Principal Flute with the Tulsa Philharmonic Orchestra and has performed with a number of other orchestras across the country, including the Alabama Symphony, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, and the Britt and OK Mozart Festival orchestras. A recipient of multiple awards, Elizabeth has been named a winner of the National Flute Association’s Dissertation Competition, semi-finalist in the NFA Young Artist Competition, and 2nd Runner-up in the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition. Her artistic pursuits with Terra Voce include performance of traditional and multi-cultural musical styles on a copy of the 19th c. Rudall & Rose simple-system flute made by John Gallagher of Elkins, WV. She holds the Doctor of Music degree from Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and teaches at Longwood University, Eastern Mennonite University, Bridgewater College, and St. Anne’s-Belfield School. She recently joined the Youth Orchestras of Central Virginia Board of Directors.