Andrea Kaplan



Associate Principal Flute, St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

A native of Philadelphia, Andrea Kaplan is the Associate Principal Flute of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2007. She was previously Principal Flute of the Florida Orchestra. She has been a member of the Sun Valley Music Festival flute section since 2011. Other summer music festivals have included the Mostly Mozart Festival and Central City Opera.

Kaplan made her solo debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra at age 12. She attended the Curtis Institute of Music as a National Merit Scholar, graduating in 2003. She later attended the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University. Her main teachers have been Jeffrey Khaner, Julius Baker, and Leone Buyse.