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Shelley Collins


Professor of Music

Office Hours

  • As posted at ZE 206 or by appointment (e-mail scollins@deltastate.edu). Students are welcome to knock at any time (except for posted lesson times), and I will be happy to talk with you if I am available.


  • DMA in Flute Performance and Pedagogy, University of Colorado – Boulder (2004)
  • MM in Flute Performance, Arizona State University (1997)
  • BA in Flute Performance and Music Education, Seattle Pacific University (1994)

Areas of Expertise

  • Flute
  • Music History
  • History of Rock and Roll
  • Flute Ensemble

Professional Experiences

  • Performances and presentations at National Flute Association conventions in Chicago, New Orleans, Atlanta, Columbus, Dallas, Las Vegas, San Diego, and Washington, D.C. Performances with the North Mississippi Symphony, Glacier Symphony Orchestra, Delta Symphony Orchestra, and Thalia Symphony.
  • Past Secretary of the Executive Board of the National Flute Association; Past President of the Mid South Flute Society, Seattle Flute Society, and Colorado Flute Association
  • Arrangements for flute choir and chamber ensemble published by Falls House Press and ALRY Publications
  • Articles and reviews published in The Flutist Quarterly (the journal of the National Flute Association), Flutewise, Flute Focus, and The Journal of the Flute Federation of South Africa.
  • Chair, International Conference on the Blues, Delta State University, 2014 and 2015