Tammy Evans Yonce

Flutist Tammy Evans Yonce, an Atlanta native, is Assistant Professor of Music at South Dakota State University where she teaches applied flute, woodwind pedagogy, and courses in musicology. She was previously on the faculty of Gainesville State College (GA), Newberry College (SC), and the University of South Carolina Aiken.

An avid collaborative musician and recitalist, Dr. Yonce is an enthusiastic commissioner, performer, and teacher of new music.

Dr. Yonce holds degrees from Kennesaw State University (B.M.), Indiana University (M.M.), and the University of Georgia (D.M.A.). She won the Atlanta Flute Club Young Artist Competition in 2004 and has been published in Flute TalkPan, the Journal of the British Flute Society; The Flute View; and South Dakota Musician. She has recently presented and performed at the National Flute Association, British Flute Society, Canadian Flute Association, New Music Gathering, Flute Festival Mid-South, College Music Society, Atlanta Flute Club, Flute Society of Kentucky, Austin Flute Society, Society of Composers, NACWPI, Electronic Music Midwest, and South Carolina Flute Festival conventions. She recently served as one of the judges for the Newly Published Music Competition of the National Flute Association as well as of competitions of the British Flute Society and Flute Society of Kentucky. Dr. Yonce currently serves on the New Music Advisory Committee of the National Flute Association and formerly served on the board of the Atlanta Flute Club. She recently gave a TEDx talk about collaboration, new music, and the glissando headjoint.

Dr. Yonce exclusively plays Powell flutes, and can be heard on their Recording Studio page at  She can be found on Twitter @TammyEvansYonce.

(Updated: October 2016)