A native of Massachusetts, Allison Parramore is the Second Flutist of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra, Second Flutist and Piccolo player of the Missouri Symphony Orchestra, and Principal Flutist of Boston's Phoenix Orchestra. She has performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, Boston Lyric Opera, New Haven Symphony, Albany Symphony, Odyssey Opera, Midland-Odessa Symphony and Chorale, Cape Symphony, and New Bedford Symphony, among others. Ms. Parramore’s awards include first prize in the 35th Annual James Pappoutsakis Flute Competition, which resulted in her solo debut in Boston’s Jordan Hall, first prize of the 2016 Boston Woodwind Society Doriot Dwyer Competition, and a semi-finalist for the 2016 Astral Artists National Auditions.
Ms. Parramore has performed on the Festival of Contemporary Music at the Tanglewood Music Center, the Texas Music Festival, the Lake Tahoe Music Festival, and she was the teaching assistant at the Brevard Music Center. She also performed and guest taught at the 2015 Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and now serves as the flute instructor for the Natick Public Schools.
Ms. Parramore’s primary teachers include Linda Toote, Elizabeth Rowe, Susan Thomas, and Jacqueline Goudey. She holds degrees from The Boston Conservatory and the University of Rhode Island where she won the Kingston Chamber Music Award, the Presser Scholarship, and the 2010 Concerto Competition.