Doctorate of Musical Arts
Flutes and Recorders
...incisive and expressive...Palmer reveled in the display of virtuosity...clearly among the few current performers on any instrument to fully understand the nature of French Baroque music.
-New York Concert Review
Copyright 2014 Kris Palmer, DMA
Second Prize Winner in the National Flute Association's Young Artist Competition

Carnegie Hall Recital Debut Winner with Artists International

Winner of the Carmel Chamber Music Society Competition

Winner of Houston's Ruth Burr Awards

Solo Recording Artist and Published Author

Flute and Recorder Instructor at The Queen of the Holy Rosary School of Music

Founding member of Black Cedar, winners of a 2014 Musical Grant from San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music and an affiliate ensemble with SFFCM

Grand Trio, K. 304 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Pavane, Opus 50 by Gabriel Faure

Round Dance by Nathan Kolosko

Luminous Spirals by Chinary Ung
Something special is stirring in our backyard...deeply personal music performed with mastery. Steve Lin, guitar, and Kris Palmer perform beautifully together: perfect synchronization of subtle rhythms and phrases.
South Bay Guitar Society
The evening concert began with Dr. Kris Palmer playing the alto flute...Dr. Palmer played to the piece’s strengths and let the audience enjoy the rich tone of the alto.
-Steven Weinmann, San Francisco Flute Festival