Tammara K. Phillips is Visiting Assistant Professor of flute at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida. She received the Bachelor of Music from Stetson University, the Master of Music from James Madison University, and the Doctor of Music from the Florida State University. Prior to her appointment at Stetson, Dr. Phillips served on the music faculties at Bethune-Cookman University, Carl Sandburg College, Daytona State College, Eastern Florida State College, the Florida State University, Seminole State College, and Western Illinois University.
Dr. Phillips is a founding member of the baroque flute ensemble, Traverso Colore, comprised of past and present students from the Florida State University. An avid baroque flute player, Phillips was awarded 3rd Place in the 2009 National Flute Association Baroque Flute Artist Competition during the convention in New York City and was awarded a performer’s spot in the 2017 National Flute Association Baroque Flute Masterclass Competition, in which she performed for master teacher Jed Wentz during the convention in Minneapolis.
In addition to her full-time teaching position at Stetson, Dr. Phillips has served in various positions and on the board of the Florida Flute Association since 2003, serving as Program Chair, Vice-President, President, and currently Chair of the Board. She also maintains an active performing career, performing regularly with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and other performing organizations throughout Florida.