Julius Baker has performed worldwide as a flute soloist. Also, he was a member of the Cleveland Orchestra as well as principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony, the CBS Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, and the New York Philharmonic. He was an original member of the Bach Aria Group. He is on the faculties of the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute of Music, his alma mater. Mr. Baker travels extensively, giving recitals and master classes and adjudicating the major competitions; he has placed pupils in major performing and teaching positions throughout the world.