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Julie  Sarver

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Julie  Sarver
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Johnson Center 121

Instructor of Applied Flute


  • B.M. in Flute Performance from the University of Nebraska
  • M.M. in Flute Performance from Indiana University


Julie Sarver is an adjunct music faculty member at Malone University, where she teaches applied flute, flute pedagogy and is the director of the Flute Ensemble. She is also the instructor of flute at Kent State University Stark Campus and has taught at Walsh University. This is the 25th season that Sarver has played flute and piccolo in the Canton Symphony Orchestra. She also holds the position of teaching artist with the Canton Symphony Orchestra Education Department. She has also played with the Pittsburgh Opera, Akron Symphony Orchestra, the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, the Ashland Symphony, the Cleveland Pops and three seasons with the Lancaster Festival Orchestra. She was awarded the Top Virtuoso Woodwind Award at the Mid-America Music Association Competition in St. Louis, Mo. and won third place at the national level of the Music Teacher’s National Association competition in Phoenix, Ariz. in 1981. She is an active freelance musician, performing with the Canton Player’s Guild and on concerts, recitals and weddings throughout Ohio. She has adjudicated for the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association competition, and in 2003, she was selected to be a judge for the National Flute Association’s Flute Choir Auditions. Sarver holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Nebraska and a Master of Music degree in flute performance from the School of Music at Indiana University where her teachers include James Pellerite, Peter Lloyd of the London Symphony Orchestra and William Hebert of the Cleveland Orchestra. She is a member of the Northeastern Ohio Flute Association and the National Flute Association.

Teaching Assignments

  • MUS 220 02 - Flute Ensemble
  • Applied Flute
  • Flute Pedagogy