Carolyn Christie joined the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal as second flute in 1978. With the OSM, she has toured forty times, performing in Europe, Asia, South America and North America. Ms. Christie has performed in Carnegie Hall on many occasions, has made over 100 recordings, and has been featured as a soloist with the OSM. She began her orchestral career with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
As a chamber musician and recitalist, Ms. Christie has performed with Les Chambristes de Montréal, Les Vents de l’Est, the Jupiter Quintet, and Musica Camerata Montréal. She teaches at McGill University and previously held faculty positions at the University of Alberta, Concordia University, and Le Conservatoire de musique de Montréal.
In addition to her flute career, Ms. Christie holds a master’s degree in human kinetics and is a certified counselor in mental performance skills for musicians. Her Mental Performance Skills Workshops have been offered to hundreds of musicians, including members of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and CAMMAC—Montréal.