Catherine Boyack

2018 Round Top Music Festival

Catherine Boyack
Orem, Utah
Brigham Young University
Catherine Boyack, whose playing has been described as “supremely beautiful” and “thrilling," was a prizewinner of the Jefferson Symphony International Young Artists Competition, Catherine was also the first prize winner in the National Flute Association's High School Soloist Competition, the MTNA Junior and Senior Woodwind Performance Competitions, the NFMC Student-Collegiate Competition, and the NFMC Stillman-Kelly Performance Competition. She has been featured as a guest solo artist with Chicago’s Lake Forest Symphony, the Utah Symphony, and the Utah Valley Symphony. Her playing has taken her around the United States, Germany, France, China, and South America, teaching masterclasses, coaching small chamber groups, and giving frequent solo recitals. She has collaborated with several established composers and conductors, including Keith Lockhart, Vladimir Kulenovic, and Samuel Adler. She has premeired several different works, including the West coast premiere of Dai Fujikura’s virtuosic new flute concerto.
Catherine is a senior in the flute performance program at Brigham Young University studying with Dr. April Clayton. She previously studied with Elizabeth Weissman.