Julius BakerJulius Baker (1915–2003) was one of the leading American flute players and teachers. Baker studied for a time with Leonardo De Lorenzo and later, at the Curtis Institute, with William Kincaid. He was first flute in the New York Philharmonic Orchestra for 18 years from 1965, having previously played first flute in the Pittsburgh and Chicago orchestras. He taught at the Juilliard School and at the Curtis Institute, where his students included many of the best-known players working today.
Christopher Steward’s early flute recordings
Foote: Night Piece. Julius Baker, flute; Sylvan Shulman and Bernard Robbins, violins; Harold Coletta, viola; Bernard Greenhouse, cello. Recorded about 1954.