Professor and Chair, Department of
Music and Drama
Texas Woman's University
Dr. Youngblood’s career as a performing artist and scholar spans 40 years. During this time, she has played concertos and recitals throughout the U.S. and internationally in Germany, Spain, Poland, Italy, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. She has also recorded two CDs and commissioned several composers to write new music for flutes.
Recognized as a leader both on campus and in the community, Dr. Youngblood is the founder and director of the Texas Woman’s University Flute Choir, which she created in 1994. In addition, she established the Dallas-based Brookhaven Flute Choir in 1985. The choirs, under her direction, have performed across the nation including at six annual conventions of the National Flute Association.
Outside her career accomplishments, Dr. Youngblood has served in a number of volunteer service capacities. She currently acts as General Competitions Coordinator for the National Flute Association and is an active member of the Texas Flute Society.
She holds a D.M.A. in flute performance from the University of North Texas.
Read the full press release announcing Dr. Youngblood as the 2016-2018 Phi Kappa Phi Artist.