Madison Booth

Ontario, OR

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
D.M.A., Flute Performance and Literature, 2025

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.M., Flute Performance and Literature, 2022

Boise State University
B.M., Flute Performance, 2020
B.M., Music Education, 2020

Driven by passion for performance and pedagogy, Madison Booth maintains an active career as a performer and educator. She performs with the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Sinfonia da Camera, and Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. In 2023, Madison won the University of Illinois Concerto Competition and Second Prize in the Mid-South Young Artist Competition. She maintains a dynamic teaching presence through her private studio and as co-founder of the Elevating Flutistry Intensive.

What is something interesting that people may not know about you?
I have visited 36 states, and I would like to visit all 50 states as well as every national park in the United States.

Name three of your favorite composers:
Amanda Harberg, Blaz Pucihar, Johann Sebastian Bach

When taking a break from music-making, what is your favorite thing to do?
I love hiking, reading, crocheting, and traveling!

What are you most looking forward to this summer with the NRO?
I am excited to learn so much fantastic orchestral repertoire this summer! This is a wonderful opportunity to play with incredible musicians in beautiful Breckenridge, CO. I know that I am going to grow tremendously as a flutist, orchestral player, and artist.