COBUS DU TOIT
South African native Cobus du Toit is on the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. As an international soloist he has performed in Russia, Taiwan, Japan, Germany, France, Australia and, as a concerto soloist, has performed with orchestras around the globe.
Prominent appearances include performing with the KwaZulu Natal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Taurida International Symphony Orchestra in St Petersburg, Russia, Boulder Philharmonic, Johannesburg Festival Orchestra, Glacier Symphony and Boulder Chamber Orchestra, for whom he is principal flute.
Du Toit received his Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Pretoria. His principal teachers include Ronel Bosman, John Hinch and Christina Jennings. He represents the Wm. S. Haynes flute company as an artist and ambassador clinician.