Jeannette Hirasawa Moore

Region: Arizona United States
Born 1961, Ontario


Flutist Jeannette Hirasawa Moore has appeared as soloist with the Toronto Symphony, Calgary Philharmonic, Ensemble Sir Ernest MacMillan and Hart House Orchestra. Originally from Hamilton ON, Hirasawa Moore lived in Toronto where she performed as principal flute of the Toronto Pops Orchestra, Toronto Operetta Theatre, Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic, and Toronto Philharmonic. She received both her Bachelor and Master of Music Degrees in Performance from the University of Toronto and studied with Douglas Stewart and Robert Aitken. Growing up in Hamilton ON, Hirasawa Moore studied flute with Helen Onishi, piano with Kay Suzuki, and played piano in a piano trio with Carol Lynn Fujino and Marina Nielsen. In 1995 she toured the Far East with The Phantom of the Opera. Jeannette is currently the principal flutist of the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra in Flagstaff AZ and is a founding member of the Ponderosa Players chamber ensemble. Jeannette enjoys emceeing for chamber concerts and is a dedicated flute teacher. She is married to bassoonist Kent Moore who teaches bassoon and music theory at Northern Arizona University. They have two children: Darren and Shawna.