DepartmentConservatory of Music
Biola AffiliationsContractor


Gary Woodward, holds degrees in music from the University of Southern California and Chapman University, and enjoys an active and diverse musical life in Southern California. He has performed as principal flutist with virtually all of the major orchestras in the area including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and Pacific Symphony. He regularly performs as principal flutist for the Los Angeles Music Center Opera and for the Joffrey Ballet. He is active in recording for motion pictures and television, and has performed in the orchestra for over a dozen first-class musical theatre productions including "Les Miserables" and "Phantom of the Opera." He currently also holds a faculty position at the University of Southern California.

Performances with

  • Joffrey Ballet
  • Los Angeles Bach Festival
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
  • Los Angeles Opera Orchestra
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Oregon Bach Festival
  • Pacific Symphony
  • Pasadena Symphony



  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Southern California Thornton School of Music
  • Applied Music Faculty, Occidental College
  • Faculty, Azusa Pacific University
  • Studio Artist, Biola University
  • Faculty, The Master’s College
  • Founding member, XTET
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