Part-time Professor - Flute & Piccolo

Work E-mail: kaili@maimets.com

Kaili Maimets


Flutist Kaili Maimets is in demand as an orchestral performer, chamber musician, and soloist. She is currently Acting Second Flute and Piccolo of the National Arts Centre Orchestra of Canada (NACO) from 2017, and has been substitute flute and piccolo since 2015. She held the Second Flute & Piccolo position of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony for 2 seasons and was Principal Flute of London Symphonia (formerly Orchestra London) for 4 seasons. She has also performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the National Ballet of Canada.

As a soloist, Kaili performed the Vivaldi Piccolo Concerto in C in November 2018 with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.  In April 2018 she was featured as soloist at the NACO Family Adventures concerts in Ottawa. In 2017 she toured Southern Ontario performing Mozart’s Flute and Harp Concerto with the Toronto Concert Orchestra.  As Principal Flute of Orchestra London (now London Symphonia) she performed Mozart’s Flute Concerto in D, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto no.4 and Frank Martin Concerto for Seven Winds.

Kaili earned a Bachelor of Music with Honours in Flute Performance from University of Toronto as a student of Nora Shulman.  She holds a Masters of Music in Orchestral Performance from McGill University under the mentorship of Denis Bluteau.  She studied piccolo with Camille Watts.  She is grateful to the coaches and conductors of the youth orchestras where she gained valuable experience, including National Youth Orchestra of Canada, YOA The Orchestra of the Americas, National Academy Orchestra, Banff Festival Orchestra, Scotia Festival, and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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