B i o g r a p h y

Madeline Moylan is an experienced flutist native to Breese, IL. As a student of Dr. Laurie Glencross, she received her Bachelor of Music degree from Millikin University in Decatur, IL in the spring of 2018. Along with her studies with Dr. Laurie Glencross, Madeline spent a semester abroad in Dublin, Ireland studying at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Bill Dowdall, one of Ireland’s leading flutists. 

 

Madeline has performed with many of Millikin's top ensembles such as the Millikin Wind Ensemble, Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra, and Millikin's Eidolan Woodwind Quintet. In addition to her performance experience as an ensemble player, Madeline has won several competitions as a soloist. She performed as a soloist with both the Millikin University Wind Ensemble and the Millikin Decatur Symphony Orchestra, winning the 2016 and 2017 Wind Ensemble Soloist competition and the 2018 MDSO Concerto/Aria competition. Madeline also was the 2017 winner of the esteemed Hollis Prize Competition, performing at the Gail Borden Public Library in Chicago, IL. She also has experience playing for many world renowned flutists such as Bonita Boyd, Sir James Galway, and the late Bernard Goldberg.

In addition to her talents on flute, Madeline Moylan also is an advanced pianist and was a student of Dr. Silvan Negrutiu, Assistant Professor of Piano at Millikin University. She has served as an accompanist for several churches in both the Decatur and Breese, IL area. Madeline has also performed as a soloist in several master classes with renowned pianists such as Ian Hobson, Ian Parker, and the late Reid Alexander. She continues to play as an accompanist and soloist on varying occasions. 

Madeline Moylan studied in Amherst, MA where she earned her Master's degree in Flute Performance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the tutelage of Dr. Cobus du Toit. 
Currently, Ms. Moylan is teaching K-8 general music at two different Catholic gradeschools in the St. Louis area. She also frequently plays at various churches and events outside of her time as a teacher.