Seth Morris, flute

Seth Morris is principal flutist of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and previously held the same position with the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras. Seth also was a member of the New World Symphony and West Michigan Symphony and has performed with ensembles across the United States including the Houston, Detroit, and Pacific Symphony Orchestras, Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra, Classical Tahoe, and as a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center. He won first prize in the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition, Myrna W. Brown Artist Competition, and James Pappoutsakis Memorial Flute Competition and has given solo performances with the Houston Symphony, Boston Chamber Symphony, and the Bay View Chamber Orchestra. As an educator, Seth has taught at universities and festivals around the country including as guest professor at the University of Michigan, on faculty with Carnegie Hall’s NYO-USA, and as founding faculty of the Hidden Valley Festival of Winds. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Seth holds degrees from the University of Kentucky, New England Conservatory, and the University of Michigan. For more information, visit