Jodie Rottle is an American flautist specializing in contemporary music. Currently based in Australia, Jodie maintains an eclectic career performing new chamber music around the world. Jodie has given premieres of classical, jazz, and cross-art form works at venues including New York’s Le Poisson Rouge, The Centre for Fiction NYC, the Brisbane Festival of Toy Music, and the boiler room of Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.
Jodie performs in a variety of settings exploring new music and sound concepts. She is a member of Kupka's Piano, a Brisbane-based ensemble currently in-residence at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts that focuses on new Australian commissions. Jodie presents pop-up concerts around the world with the New York based trio Dead Language, where she improvises, composes, and performs interdisciplinary works that include everything from literature and white noise to toys and wolf howls. With Austrian flutist Monika Koerner, Jodie explores the inner-and-outer worlds of the repertoire for two flutes as the Koerner/Rottle Duo. Her previous engagements have included positions in America with ensemble mise-en (NYC) and the Olympia Symphony Orchestra (Washington), and she has performed in Australia with ensembles such as Clocked Out Duo, Camerata of St John's, Southern Cross Soloists, and Ensemble Offspring.
Jodie was a finalist in both the 2015 Carson Memorial Prize (Queensland) and the 2013 Seattle Flute Society Young Artist Competition, and she was the winner of the 2009 Coeur d’Alene Symphony Young Artist Concerto Competition. She holds a Masters degree from the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music, a Performer's Certificate from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase College, and a Bachelor of Music from Pacific Lutheran University. She has held artistic residencies as a performer at Avaloch Farm Music Institute (USA), the Banff Centre (Canada), and the Bang on a Can Summer Institute (USA). Jodie is an alumna of the Hatched Academy with Ensemble Offspring (2015, Sydney).
Jodie is sessional teaching staff at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University and has enjoyed giving guest lectures at the University of Queensland. She is also an active arts administrator and grant writer, having co-founded the Silicon Valley Music Festival in 2011 and most recently holding the position of General Manager with Brisbane's Southern Cross Soloists until 2015. Jodie now freelances as a performer, teacher, and administrator in Brisbane.