Flutist Ashley Addington is an active performer and teacher in the New England area. A versatile and engaging musician, she regularly performs with Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), Odyssey Opera, Sound Icon, and the Plymouth Philharmonic. Notable recent engagements include performances with Albany Symphony, Rhode Island Philharmonic, A Far Cry, Cantata Singers, Portland Symphony, Monadnock Music, and Emmanuel Music.

A dedicated educator, Ashley is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Massachusetts Boston, the woodwind coach at Tufts University, and on the faculty at Concord Academy. Ashley’s teaching philosophy focuses on inspiring students to be confident and creative thinkers who are encouraged and guided on their path to becoming well-rounded and successful musicians. She has been the Guest Clinician for the Honors Flute Choir for the New Hampshire Band Directors Association and served as a Masterclass Teacher for the Annual Flute Masterclass sponsored by the Pappoutsakis Flute Competition.

A new music advocate, Ashley has recorded and premiered dozens of new works as a soloist and ensemble member. She enjoys connecting with composers to understand their process, the quick pace of learning new music, and playing a wide range of styles and sounds.

Ashley holds a MM and BM from The Butler School of Music at University of Texas at Austin. She studied with Marianne Gedigian and Robert Willoughby who both encouraged her to make meaningful music with every note. Ashley lives in Belmont, MA with her husband and two daughters.