Sharon Fogarty

Thank you for visiting my site. My name is Sharon Fogarty. I am a professional flutist in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. I have a bachelors degree in performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. I have been professionally performing and teaching for 16 years. Along with being a classical flutist I also play Celtic flute and whistle. If you are interested in hiring me to perform for your private event or for private lessons please visit my bookings page.

  • December 2015-present The Fiddler and the Flutist begins performing with Aoife Clancy
  • December 2015-present joined the swing group The Little Big String Band
  • June 2015-present Co founded the duo The Fiddler and The Flutist
  • March 2010-present A member of Brynmor (a Celtic rock music band)
  • October 2012-present A member of The Lanterns with Bill Smith and Luke Payne
  • February 2013 Won the 3rd annual All Star Shuffle with “The Lanterns” @ Krankies coffeehouse, Winston-Salem NC
  • 2008-2012 A founding member and recording artist with Immigrant’s Daughter
  • 2009 Recorded Celtic flute on the CD “Over the Whistle and Through the Strings” with Immigrant’s Daughter
  • 2010 Recorded Celtic flute and Produced the CD “The Winter Moon” with Immigrant’s Daughter
  • 2011 Participated in “Beatles Complete on Ukulele” with Immigrant’s Daughter.
  • 1997-present Private Flute Instructor in Winston-Salem, NC
  • 1998 Graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Flutist for 24 years
  • View my “Video Bio“.
  • Flute/piccolo/recorder/irish flute and penny whistle teacher for 14 years at a local community music school
  • Instructor for winds section in local youth symphony
  • Former piccoloist for The Piedmont Wind Symphony
  • Member of the Silver Winds flute ensemble
  • Formed my own youth flute choir
  • Freelance for private events

My students’ accomplishments include:

  • Winners of concerto competitions and full music scholarships
  • Winners of chairs in All County, District and State (including 1st and 2ndChair positions)
  • Principle flutists and piccoloists for the local youth symphony
  • Winners of trophies in Irish music competitions
  • Former students are pursuing careers as professional flutists