Jessica Hull Dambaugh

Adjunct Professor of Flute

Address: Cato Center

Miyazawa artist Jessica Hull-Dambaugh is currently the Principal Flutist of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, a position she has held since 2004. Jessica has previously held both Flute and Piccolo positions with the Central City Opera Orchestra in Colorado, the Maryland Symphony Orchestra as Principal Flute, and has performed frequently with the Kennedy Center Opera Orchestra in Washington, DC. In addition to being the Adjunct Instructor of Flute at the College of Charleston, she enjoys performing locally in various chamber ensembles, at local churches, maintains a private teaching studio, and has served on the South Carolina Flute Society Board.

Jessica has most recently performed as a soloist with the Charleston Symphony, in addition to regular appearances in the Sound of Charleston recital series.  She has also been a featured soloist with the Bar Harbor Music Festival (ME), the Charleston Bach Festival, the Kiawah Arts Council Recital Series, National Flute Association annual conventions, and numerous Piccolo Spoleto Festival performances as part of their Spotlight concert series. She was also recently a featured guest performer and clinician as a part of the Crane School of Music Alumni Recital series.  She has attended the prestigious Schleswig-Holstein Orchestral Academy in Germany, the Music Academy of the West (CA), the National Orchestral Institute (MD), and the Youth Orchestra of the Americas Orchestral Training Institute. Through these and additional opportunities, she has performed throughout Europe, the Netherlands, China, South America, and Latin America.

She is featured in two world premiere recordings on the Taylor Festival Choir’s latest album So Hallow’d the Time, and is also the professional video coach for the newest band series from GIA Publications, Habits of a Successful Beginner Band Musician. 

Originally from Long Island, New York, Jessica received her B.M. in Flute Performance and Music Education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam where she was a student of Ken Andrews. As a full scholarship and graduate assistantship recipient, she earned her M.M. in Flute Performance at Carnegie Mellon University where she was a student of Jeanne Baxtresser, Retired Principal Flutist of the N.Y. Philharmonic. Additional teachers include Alberto Almarza, Jennifer Conner, Robert Bush, and Alison Hubbard. Outside of music, Jessica teaches various classes per week as a group fitness instructor, has a wellness business through Isagenix, and also enjoys spending time with her husband, Sean, and their two sons, Kyle and Jake.

Courses Taught

MUSP 201 - Applied Flute

MUSP 301 - Applied Flute

MUSP 401 - Applied Flute