photo by morgan roberts

photo by morgan roberts

 

Biography

Jodie Rottle is a flutist specialising in contemporary music. Currently based in Australia, Jodie maintains an eclectic career performing and composing 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. With the New York based trio Dead Language, Jodie presents pop-up concerts around the world 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 the winner of the 2009 Coeur d’Alene Symphony Young Artist Concerto Competition and has been a finalist in the Carson Memorial Prize (Queensland), Seattle Flute Society Young Artist Competition, and the Tacoma Philharmonic Beatrice Hermann Recital 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 where she was awarded both the Mary Baker Russell and James D. Holloway Memorial scholarships. She has held artistic residencies as a performer at the Bundanon Trust (Australia), 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 (Sydney) and recently attended the 2016 Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music in Germany. 

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 previously 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.