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Jeff Pelletier, Flute, Founder & Artistic Director


  

Biography

Vancouver, BC flutist Jeff Pelletier has appeared in concerts and as a soloist throughout the US and Canada. In addition to being the founder and artistic director of Ventos, Jeff is the flutist with the Vancouver Chamber Players, is 2nd flute/piccolo with the Kamloops Symphony and performs regularly with the Vancouver Island Symphony.

Jeff is the solo flutist with the award winning group Winter Harp

Originally from the USA, Jeff Pelletier’s musical background started in Maine. He went on to study with Carl Bergner, and, most notably, Julius Baker. Jeff has performed in master classes with Geoffrey Gilbert, Sam Baron, Jim Walker, Frances Blaisdell, Robert Willoughby, Robert Stallman, Leone Buyse, Christopher Millard and Carol Wincenc. In 2010 Mr. Pelletier completed an Artist Diploma at the University of British Columbia studying with acclaimed flutist Lorna McGhee, now principal flutist with the Pittsburgh Symphony.

Jeff is a Pearl Flutes Performing Artist and performs on a 14k Handmade Pearl Maesta.

In his spare time, Jeff enjoys gardening, cooking and baking, but most importantly his passion for nature/adventure photography. Click HERE to see his photography.