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School of Music, Theatre, and Dance

School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
Kansas State University
109 McCain Auditorium
1501 Goldstein Cir.
Manhattan, KS 66506


Dr. Colleen White

Assistant Professor

132 McCain Auditorium

Colleen WhiteDr. Colleen White joined Kansas State University as Assistant Professor of Flute in 2019. As a teaching artist, she has taught flute, chamber music, and entrepreneurship courses at Colorado State University, the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and the University of Colorado Boulder. Dr. White has performed in a wide variety of solo, orchestral, and chamber music settings across North America. She made her solo debut with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra at age 16.

An energetic teacher, Dr. White has presented workshops and masterclasses across the U.S. on a variety of topics. She has performed and presented at the National Flute Association Convention, flute fairs across the U.S., and abroad. She earned degrees from the University of Colorado Boulder (DMA), The Hartt School (MM), and the University of Wisconsin Madison (BM).

She has been an Artist in Residence for Off the Hook Arts (Fort Collins, CO) and the Atlantic Music Festival (Maine) and performed with the Boulder Bach Festival and Colorado MahlerFest orchestras in the 2018-2019 season. Dr. White was named a semifinalist in the prestigious Myrna Brown Artist Competition and can be heard in solo and orchestral performances on Wyoming Public Radio and KGNU Boulder Radio.

Dr. White plays a Haynes flute with 14k gold headjoint.