flut·​ist | \ ˈflü-tist How to pronounce flutist (audio) \

Definition of flutist

: one who plays a flute

Examples of flutist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additional musicians featured on the album include bassist Jesse Murphy, guitarist Jesse Harris, flutist Jorge Continentino, and percussionist Marcelo Costa. Claire Shaffer, Rolling Stone, "Norah Jones Announces Live Album, Shares Live Version of ‘It Was You’," 25 Mar. 2021 The principal flutist from the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra was among the volunteers who played Zoom concerts for COVID-19 patients recovering at the UAB Hospital. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "COVID in Alabama: How the pandemic changed sports, entertainment," 10 Mar. 2021 In total, the multi-hyphenate artist who has risen to stardom as a singer, rapper, songwriter and flutist, wore seven pieces of the brand’s iconic Serpenti jewelry and two high jewelry rings for one of the biggest jewelry statements of the evening. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, "From Trevor Noah’s $35,000 Lapel Pin to Lizzo’s Bulgari Vault, the Best Jewelry From the Grammy Awards," 15 Mar. 2021 During the unexpected down time, the flutist found a way to cope — to perform for people, if not in person, and do some good in the world. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, "Flutist Lisa Wienhold: Playing for COVID patients is ‘moving experience’," 10 Mar. 2021 My favorite examples from the mid-eighteenth century are the notorious android flutist and defecating duck by the French engineer Jacques Vaucanson, which went on display in Paris in February 1738 and became the toast of the town. Jessica Riskin, The New York Review of Books, "When Engineers Were Humanists," 23 Feb. 2021 No more than seven musicians performed any piece, only a flutist and vocalist unmasked. Rob Hubbard, Star Tribune, "Small-scale performance of Bach was balanced and beautiful," 22 Feb. 2021 Cathy, a flutist, and Jonathan, a cellist, began playing on the porch of their Pasadena, California, home. Jake Coyle, chicagotribune.com, "Performing in the pandemic, by Zoom, drive-in and doorstep," 22 Dec. 2020 Kicking off March 6 with a concert by Boca Raton native and Metropolitan Opera soprano Nadine Sierra, the festival will be topped by shows from Grammy-winning violinist James Ehnes (March 7) and South Florida jazz flutist Nestor Torres (March 14). Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, "2021 Festival of the Arts Boca will be free next year. Here’s why.," 11 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of flutist

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Flutist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flutist. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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US : a flute player

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