Monica Buffington
Principal

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Monica Buffington, flutist, has cultivated a multifaceted career in music including work as a performer, educator, arts administrator and governance partner. Monica is principal flute of the Kennett Symphony, and has performed with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Seneca Chamber Orchestra, Prince George Symphony Orchestra, and New Haven Symphony. She has taught at the University of Charleston, and has maintained private flute studios throughout her career. Monica currently teaches in West Chester and Phoenixville, PA, serves as Executive Director of the Kennett Symphony, and performs chamber music for her event music company. She is a member of the National Flute Association and the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia, where she serves on the Pedagogy Committee. She has served on numerous boards including the Association of Fundraising Executives, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Pennsylvania Resources Council and West Virginia Youth Symphony. Monica holds a Bachelor of Music Education from West Chester University, and is a summa cum laude graduate of Yale University where she studied on full scholarship earning a Masters of Flute Performance