Assistant Principal Flute
Originally from Perth Ontario, Dakota Martin enjoys a multifaceted career performing regularly across Canada, Europe and Asia. Dakota has performed with with Toronto Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra (UK), Britten Pears Festival Orchestra (UK) and New Generation Opera Festival Orchestra (Italy). Most recently Dakota has been invited to perform as guest principal flute with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Kitchener Waterloo Symphony and Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra. Also passionate about period instrument performance, Dakota has studied baroque and classical flutes with Rachel Brown and Claire Guimond and performs regularly with harpsichordist Suren Barry.
Dakota is an alumnus of McGillʼs Schulich School of Music in Montreal and the Royal College of Music in London where he completed his studies with Timothy Hutchins and Susan Milan.