Vanessa Holroyd, flute, holds a BA in Literature from Yale University, a Master’s degree in Flute Performance from McGill University, and an Artist Diploma from the Longy School of Music. An active freelancer and solo performer, Vanessa is also a member the Arcadian Winds woodwind quintet. She is on the music faculty of Phillips Academy Exeter and the chamber music faculty of the Boston Youth Symphony. She lives in Jamaica Plain with her fabulous husband and two hilarious children. Her principal teachers include Robert Willoughby, Timothy Hutchins, Michael Parloff, and Ransom Wilson.