photo by morgan roberts

photo by morgan roberts

 

Biography

Jodie Rottle is an American flautist who specialises 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 currently performs as a member of Kupka's Piano, a Brisbane-based sextet ensemble-in-residence at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts. She is also a member of 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. Jodie previously held 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 The Banff Centre (Canada) and the Bang on a Can Summer Institute (USA). Most recently, Jodie was a member of the 2015 Hatched Academy with Ensemble Offspring (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.