Zoe Goode, Flute
Originally from Manchester, England, Zoe Goode began her musical studies on piano at age 7 and the flute at age 8. Zoe attended the Royal Academy of Music in London, graduating with a Bachelors 1st Class Honors Degree. She later achieved a Masters Degree from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (London). Her orchestral training included involvement with both the Philharmonia and London Symphony Orchestra’s side-by-side young artist programs. She studied with such prominent teachers as Michael Cox, Clare Southworth and Philippa Davies and played in masterclasses for William Bennett, Peter Lloyd and Michel Debost amongst many others. Upon graduation, she performed with orchestras around the UK, including the BBC Philharmonic and the Halle Orchestra, whilst maintaining a large teaching studio in London and Hertfordshire. She has broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 and performed around the world with orchestras and chamber ensembles, including at the Aldeburgh Festival, England and prominent venues in Italy and Spain. In 2008 she won the position of Principal Piccolo with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Santiago in Santiago, Chile. Performing a year round schedule of opera, ballet, and symphonic repertoire, Zoe also appeared in several television commercials in Chile as well as actively performing with the Teatro Muncipal Chamber Ensemble. Since becoming a resident of the USA, Mrs. Goode has performed with orchestras throughout Florida and is a member of the teaching faculty at the Patel Conservatory. Zoe was the Acting Associate Principal Flute for the newly formed Hawaii Symphony Orchestra in 2012, is a member of Chamber Music Hawaii and plays various positions for Hawaii Opera Theatre. She performed as Guest Principal with The Miami Symphony Orchestra for the 2012-2013 season and currently holds the position of Third Flute/Piccolo with the Hawaii Symphony.