Luke Fitzpatrick is a rising flutist who has performed as soloist in recital and as principal in several ensembles. In high school he was a member of the National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellowship Program, and was principal flute with the Maryland All-State Orchestra. He was a finalist in the 2005 National Symphony Orchestra Young Soloists Competition, and in 2009 was the winner of the Rochester Flute Association's Emerging Artist Competition.
Luke's orchestra experience includes performing with the Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra, the Eastman Wind Ensemble and the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic. In 2010, he toured with the Eastman Wind Ensemble as principal flute. He has attended the Music Academy of the West, the Aspen Music Festival and the Chautauqua Music Festival. Luke was named a Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Auditions Winner and selected to perform in the 2011–2012 season.
Luke was born in New York City. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music where he studied with flutist Bonita Boyd, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in flute performance at Carnegie Mellon University, where he studies with Jeanne Baxtresser and Alberto Almarza, internationally renowned flutists and pedagogues.