Kuehl, Kathe

Kuehl, Kathe

Education and Background

Kathe Kuehl received her BA in Music from Florida State University and Oral Roberts University, and her MA in Music from CSU Hayward. She studied with Albert Tipton at Florida State University, Jan Daily in Tulsa, OK, and most recently with Roberta Brokaw at CSU Hayward. Kathe has taken master classes with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Michel Debost. She studied German at the Goethe Institute in Berlin and is bilingual in English and German.

Kathe lived and taught flute in Germany for 17 years as a faculty member of Musikschulen in Koengen, Wendlingen, and Kirchheim. She performed regularly in faculty concerts as a soloist and in various chamber music ensembles. She was a member of Schwaebisches Kammerorchester, Trio Animato (2 flutes and piano), and Kuehl/Scholl Duo (flute and guitar).

Kathe is currently a member of the Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church choir and a frequent flute soloist.

Teaching Philosophy

“I welcome all ages of students, from 9 years through adult, and all levels of ability. Previous musical experience is very helpful, but not necessary. Students must be willing to practice daily, be committed to learning, and demonstrate enthusiasm for the flute. It is my desire to awaken the joy of music in my students, instill in them a solid musical foundation by teaching the classical flute repertoire, and encourage them to develop the skills to play the flute well and confidently, and to have fun in the process.”


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