Jill Bartine has been second flute with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra since 2000. She earned her Bachelor of Music in flute performance from Northwestern University, where she studied with long-time Chicago Symphony Orchestra members Walfrid Kujala and Richard Graef, and a Master of Music from the University of Tennessee, studying with Shelley Binder. Jill has been on the faculty at Carson-Newman College and Maryville College, and also maintains an active private studio.
When not playing or teaching music, Jill is busy pursuing her other passion, yoga. She became a certified instructor in 2011, and currently teaches vinyasa and power classes several times a week at Knoxville’s major studios. Jill’s free time is spent with her husband Mac and twin boys, Owen and Noah.