Dr. Emily Stanek is the interim instructor of flute at Willamette University. She is an active sub with various orchestras throughout Oregon including the Oregon Symphony, Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera, and the Vancouver Symphony. She has won several national flute competitions and has performed solo recitals and concerti throughout the United States. Dr. Stanek served as principal flute with the Akron Symphony in Ohio, as well as associate principal flute with the Muncie Symphony in Indiana. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from Shenandoah University and her Master of Music and Doctor of Arts degrees from Ball State University.