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Dana Bellino is currently the piccolo player with the Symphony of the Mountains, while enjoying being a new stay-at-home mom. Most recently, she taught general music at Weaver Elementary School, after serving as band director of Sullivan East High School in Bluff City, TN from 1999-2006. She taught band at various middle schools in Davidson County, TN from 1998-1999. Dana has also served as an instructor and adjudicator to numerous high schools throughout Middle and East TN. In addition, she is a private flute instructor and has worked in association with Jolley & Associates since 1998 in the areas of music transcription, arranging, and consultation.

Dana graduated Suma Cum Laude from Middle Tennessee State University with a Bachelor of Music in 1998, where she studied flute with Dr. Yvonee Chavez Hansbrough. Dana has also been a performing member of the Johnson City Community Band, Tennessee Valley Winds, Nashville Wind Ensemble and Trillium Flute Ensemble. In 2002, Dana was selected to Who's Who Among American Teachers.

 
 

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Eileen Butler, a former member of Trillium Flute Ensemble, is a private flute instructor, mother of two, and active area musician based in Kingsport, Tennessee. At the University of Tennessee, she studied flute with Mindy McNew and piano with Fay Adams, while serving as accompanist for voice classes. She earned her B.S. in Communications with a focus in advertising. She has resided in Kingsport since 2001, after living twelve years in Northeast Texas, where she frequently performed in local musical theater both onstage and in the pit orchestra, and performed in various orchestra and flute ensemble presentations in the area.  
 
 
  Elisa Wardeska is a private flute instructor and freelance performer who makes her home in her native Johnson City, Tennessee. She received her Bachelor Degree in Music Therapy from Tennessee Technological University in 1997, where she studied flute under Dr. Roger Martin. From there, she continued her academic studies, receiving her Master's Degree in Special Education from East Tennessee State University in 2001.

She is an active member of The Civic Chorale, and is a Staff Sergeant in the Air Force, playing flute and keyboard in the 572nd Air National Guard Band of the Smoky Mountains, based in Knoxville, Tennessee. She has performed with the Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra and has been seen on the Main Stage at the Blue Plum Festival in Johnson City, TN, as a member of CameoRose. In August 2007, she made her New York City debut by performing as part of the Sunday afternoon Organ Recital Series at St. Patrick's Cathedral. She has also been a performing member of Trillium Flute Ensemble, Johnson City Community Band, and Bryan Symphony Orchestra.

 
 
 
  Emily Webb, a native of Lynchburg, Virginia, studied with Rebecca Paluzzi at East Tennessee State University. There she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Flute Performance, did graduate study, was certified as a Suzuki flute instructor, and performed in Ireland with the ETSU Wind Ensemble. Emily owned a flute studio in the Atlanta area for five years before returning to East Tennessee, where she is a freelance performer and occasionally plays with the Symphony of the Mountains and the Johnson City Symphony Orchestra. She is a former member of Trillium Flute Ensemble. She resides in Jonesborough and is an office manager at Grace Fellowship Church in Johnson City, Tennessee.