Soloist and recording artist Amy Porter has performed as Principal flute with the Orchestras of Atlanta, Houston, and Boston. International prizes include 2001 the Deuxieme Prix at the Paris/Ville d’Avray International Flute Competition in France, and the Alphonse Leduc Prize for outstanding musicianship; 1993 Kobe International Flute Competition in Kobe, Japan and the Special Prize for the best performance of the commissioned work required at the competition; National Flute Association Competition in Minnesota and at the Ima Hogg Competition in Houston Texas. Amy Porter received her Bachelors and Masters Degree from the prestigious Juilliard School in New York under the tutelage of Samuel Baron and Jeanne Baxtresser. She also studied at the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg with Alain Marion and Peter Lukas Graf. In 1999 Ms. Porter was appointed Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.