Dr. Laura Kellogg


E-Mail: Laura.kellogg@ndsu.edu
Website: www.laurakelloggflutist.com


  • D.M.A., University of Oklahoma
  • M.M., Wright State University
  • B.M., Michigan State University

Laura Kellogg teaches applied flute, the flute portion of woodwind methods, flute ensemble, and chamber music at NDSU. She is also the flute instructor at Oakland University Community Music (MI) and teaches Introduction to Jazz online at Nash Community College (NC). Dr. Kellogg has previously at Oakland University, the University of Oklahoma, and Wright State University. Additionally, she served as sabbatical replacement for Valerie Watts, Professor of Flute, at the University of Oklahoma. Active in the flute community, Dr. Kellogg is a board member and the Competitions Coordinator for the Southeast Michigan Flute Association (SEMFA).

A lover of operetta and musical theater works, Dr. Kellogg has played with the Ohio Light Opera in Wooster, Ohio since 2014. She has played flute and piccolo in the Fort Wayne Philharmonic (IN), South Bend Symphony Orchestra (IN), Fort Smith Symphony (AR), Jackson Symphony Orchestra (MI), the Lansing Symphony Orchestra (MI), and the Southwest Michigan Symphony Orchestra (MI). Dr. Kellogg attended the Chautauqua Music Festival in New York two times, receiving scholarships to attend. She has performed in masterclasses for Walfrid Kujala, Gary Schocker, Marianne Gedigian, and David Buck. Interested in exploring other instruments, Dr. Kellogg played alto and sopranino recorders in the early music ensemble Collegium Musicum and studied Native American flute at the University of Oklahoma.

Dr. Kellogg graduated with a doctorate in flute performance from the University of Oklahoma. She holds a master’s degree from Wright State University and a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, both in music performance. Her teachers include Richard Sherman, Christopher Chaffee, Valerie Watts, Amanda Blaikie, and Jeff Zook. Additionally, she took lessons and orchestral coachings with Detroit Symphony Orchestra flutist Sharon Sparrow.

In her free time, Dr. Kellogg enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, watching scary movies, and hanging out with her cat Pandora.