Biography - Music in my life


  • Bachelor of Music, University of Calgary
  • Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, flute and piccolo
  • Mount Royal University and the University of Calgary, teacher
  • Performed in many countries around the world


Kathleen Ellen Baker, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

1963 to 1973 piano, guitar and voice studies
1978 – Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of Calgary
1979 – Royal Conservatory of Music - Diploma in Flute Performance (with silver and gold medals throughout the years of study.)
1979 – Grade 6 piano Diploma, Royal Conservatory of Music.
1980 – 1986 – performed frequently with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra including many national radio broadcasts throughout Canada. Played under many conductors, such as Franz-Paul Decker, Mario Bernardi, Uri Mayer and Arpad Joo.
1979 to 1983 - Studied with Robert Aitken, one of the foremost Concert Flutists in Canada and the world, Professor at the State University of Music, Freiburg im Breisgau Germany from 1988 to 2002.
Performed very successfully in Master Classes for Marcel Moyse, Julius Baker, Samuel Baron, Geoffrey Gilbert and William Bennet (Orchestra of Academy of St. Martin in the Fields.)
1983 – won the National Competition (including a bursary) to play in The Banff School of Fine Arts Summer Orchestra under Klaus Tennstedt and Raffi Armenian.
1983/84 – Gewinnerin des nationalen Wettbewerbs und Stipendium to study for 8 months in the Toronto Professional Training Orchestra.
- Studied with Jeanne Baxtresser (former principal flutist of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, then the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and finally the New York Philharmonic.)

Teaching and Performing Career
1977 to 1986 – taught at the Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada (private lessons as well as group lessons and master classes.)
1981 to 1983 – taught at the University of Calgary, Alberta Canada
1987 to 1996 – performed in many venues as solo flutist as well as with accompaniment by guitar. Arranged music for flute and guitar. Performed meditative music, and developed her own improvisational style.
Aufführungen meditativer Musik, oft in Indien, wobei die Fähigkeit zum Improvisieren ausgebaut wurde.  Spielte mit Deva Premal and Miten, Manish Vyas, (New Age and Mantras); Karunesh, Anugama, Sambodhi Prem (Meditative Musik); Chinmaya Dunster, (Celtic/Indian); Milarepa, Bindhu, Prem Joshua (East West Crossover) and Harry Manx (Indian Blues Fusion).
1997 to present - performing meditative and improvised music in various countries. Es entstanden zahlreiche Aufnahmen, darunter ZEN SPA, die in die Endauswahl für das 2009 COVR Visionary Award in der Kategorie “Innerspace/ Meditational/ Healing” kam.  Spielte mit Prem Parijat and Atirup Chetan (New Age).
2007 bis 2010 – Schaffung von “Singing Silence”-Kreisen (Meditieren durch Singen)
2008 – erste CD-Veröffentlichung mit Malimba Records “Zen Spa”.
2010 – zweite CD-Veröffentlichung mit Malimba Records “Celestial Spa”.
2014 - Member of the Bergisch Gladbach Symphony Orchestra, conductor: Dr. Roman Salyutov.
2015 to the present – Adams International Flute Festival.
2016 - third CD release with Malimba Records "Reiki Meditations".
2016 – Workshop „ Stress Release Through Music“  Adams International Flute Festival, Netherlands.
2016 – Flute Master classes with William Bennet, Lorna McGhee and Paul Edmund-Davies.
2017 – Flute Masterclasses with Gwen Klassen, William Bennett and Lorna McGhee
2018 - Member of Yachad Chamber Orchestra
2018 – Masterclasses with Matthias Ziegler, Wissam Boustany and Ian Clarke
2008 to the present - performs meditative music, dance meditation music, Kirtan (Indian singing meditative music), and participates in other meditative singing and music groups.
Teaches flute, keyboard, piano and voice.
Continues to record.

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