Mary Matthews & Nicole Chamberlain Interview

Flute Center of New York  presents:

Mary Matthews & Nicole Chamberlain on Flute Unscripted

January 4, 2022, 5PM ET

Interview Premiere on Facebook and Youtube

Mary and Nicole are kindred spirits and this joint interview highlights why they work so well together. Watch the two share more about their new method book, "Beatboxing and Beyond: An Essential Method for the 21st Century Flutist" and talk about why they feel that new music should be approachable and accessible to all. 



Mary Matthews is Assistant Professor of Flute at Tennessee Tech University. She is principal flutist of the Bryan Symphony, flutist of the Cumberland Quintet, and a member of Duo Rossignol, Khemia Ensemble, and the Maryland Chamber Winds. She has performed on four continents in venues such as Carnegie Hall and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She is co-author of Beatboxing & Beyond with Nicole Chamberlain, and her albums have been released on the MSR Classics and Naxos labels, among



Composer and flutist Nicole Chamberlain enjoys a varied career in the arts, having acquired simultaneous Bachelor’s Degrees in Music Composition and Digital Media at the University of Georgia. Her original compositions are influenced by storytelling and visual imagery from her former day job as a web animator and designer. "Being a virtuoso flautist herself has informed her ability to write for the instrument with thrilling facility and endearing charm." (Gramophone Magazine). As a Powell Flutes Artist, Nicole has been enabled in this endeavor to perform her music to a wide audience and wouldn't trade in her Powell Conservatory 9K Aurumite Flute and a Powell Handmade Custom Grenadilla Piccolo for the world. To learn more about Nicole, To purchase Nicole’s music, visit