Prof. Stephanie Jutt retired in 2017.
Stephanie Jutt’s passion, elegant artistry and the unbridled joy she brings to her performances has inspired musicians and audiences throughout the world. A native of California, honors include the first prize in the International Concert Artist Guild and Pro Musicis International Soloist awards, finalist in the Naumberg Foundation Competition, and major grants from the Rockefeller Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Kauffmann Foundation for Entrepreneurship. Stephanie has performed in recital throughout the United States, Europe, South America and Asia. She studied at the New England Conservatory with Paula Robison, where she received her bachelor’s and masters degrees.
Stephanie Jutt is artistic director and co-founder, with pianist Jeffrey Sykes, of the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society, a nationally acclaimed three-week chamber music festival in Madison, Wisconsin. In 2016, BDDS celebrated its 25th season.
Stephanie Jutt’s commercial recordings are available on Albany, Centaur and GM Records, and her transcriptions are available through International Music Publishing. Her most recent (2016) critically acclaimed recording on Albany is titled, “Latin American and Spanish Masterpieces for flute and piano” and is available on Amazon or iTunes. ” Stephanie Jutt is a marvelous flutist who plays with excellent control yet almost boundless energy.” American Record Guide, September 2016.
Stephanie is on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison Mead Witter School of Music. Using her great capacity for innovation, she also developed the Arts Enterprise Initiative at UW-Madison, encouraging emerging artists to create and execute viable lifelong career strategies.
She is active in the National Flute Association, has been a member of the board, a national convention program chair, and currently serves on the NFA Career and Artistic Guidance Committee, which she founded, as well as the NFA Commissioning Committee.