Dedicated to music.
“Music has always been an important part of my life and happiness. I have been playing the flute since I was 12 years old, and I am enjoying the journey every day.
As a performer and teacher, I want nothing more than to inspire a love of music."
“This 30 year journey has made me a better musician, a better teacher, and a better human being.”
Dutch-born flutist, Lucie Jones (Lucie Batteké) a former member of Symphony Nova Scotia, is principal flute with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra and an extra player with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra since 2005. Ms. Jones also regularly performs solo recitals and chamber concerts.
A winner of the University of Calgary Concerto Competition in 2005/2006, Lucie performed as soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. More recently, Lucie was a winner of the 2008 and 2010 National Flute Association International Performer's Competitions resulting in performances in the USA. Lucie has been a featured performer with Calgary's Kensington Sinfonia, Mountain View Festival, the Instrumental Society of Calgary, the Red Deer Symphony Chamber Series, Land’s End Ensemble, and a soloist with the Red Deer Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian University College Orchestra. As a member of the flute and harp Looking Glass Duo, the woodwind quintet Perfect Cadence, the quartet Storymusic Creations and the flute, cello, piano trio, New Odyssey 3, Lucie keeps a very busy performing schedule year-round.
In the fall of 2007 Ms. Jones joined the faculty at Mount Royal University Conservatory where she maintains a busy flute studio and is the founding director of the Mount Royal Chamber Flutes. In 2016 Lucie founded the Flute Club of Calgary, a non-profit organization to help build the Calgary flute community.
Being very committed to Chamber Music, Lucie is President Emeritus of the Calgary Pro Musica Society having served on the board for 11 years, Past President of the Instrumental Society of Calgary, and Past President of the Flute Club of Calgary. Lucie is also an active clinician and adjudicator.
Ms. Jones received a Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance from the University of Toronto, a Master of Music Degree in Performance from the University of Calgary. During her hiatus from music, Lucie received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and worked as a Software Engineer.