Kathy Farmer is the principal flutist of the DeKalb Symphony and the Georgia Philharmonic. She teaches flute at Georgia Perimeter College, Greater Atlanta Christian School and maintains a home flute studio. She conducts the Flute Choir of Atlanta and is conductor and founder of the Atlanta Flute Ensemble. In addition she is a member of Perimeter Flutes and Papageno Flute Quartet. Kathy is a past President of the Atlanta Flute Club and the Atlanta Flute Fair Coordinator. She is also the Jambalaya Flute Orchestra Coordinator for the National Flute Association.
Kathy graduated from the University of South Florida with degrees in Flute Performance and Music Education. Her principal teacher was Martha Rearick. She has participated in annual masterclasses with London Symphony Orchestra flutists Geoffrey Gilbert and Peter Lloyd. Other masterclass teachers include Tadeu Coelho, Julius Baker, William Bennett.