“Your jazz improvisation class was the highlight of our events and your time and effort truly appreciated”
— Susan Todenhoft, Mid-Atlantic Flute Fair

“Thanks for your music, work and kindness. The festival needs musicians like you, it was an honor for the festival have a human being like you and your (band).”
— Ivo Martins, Artistic Director Guimaraes Jazz Festival and Workshop (Portugal)

“A formal “thank you” for the excellent workshop…the musicianship and creativity it encompassed was indeed impressive. You are to be congratulated.”
— Andy Jaffe, Williams College (MA)

“Thanks for the terrific workshop you presented. The in-depth attention that you gave to each individual of the jazz ensemble was insightful and inspiring. I rank the occasion as truly one of the most valuable…”
— Jeff Chappell, Goucher College

“Jamie’s presentation was among the best we have experienced… consistently informative but at the same time entertaining, with an air of wit and spontaneity… my highest recommendation”
— Robert Morgan, HSPVA (Houston, TX)


In addition to performance, recording and touring activities, Jamie Baum has been an active educator. She is on the faculty of the jazz department at Manhattan School of Music (since ’07), on the adjunct roster at the New School University (since ’04) and was an Associate Professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston (’11 – ’03), teaching classes, ensembles and private instruction in flute technique, jazz repertoire and composition. Ms. Baum currently accepts private students.

Jamie has also been a visiting artist and instructor at many music camps and festival workshops including Litchfield Jazz Camp, Maryland Jazz Camp, the Brubeck Institute, Guimaraes Jazz Festival, International Flute Symposium, UA Fairbanks Jazz Festival, Krakow Conservatory, Frost School of Music and the Oxford Flute Summer School (UK).

Jamie Baum with the ESMAE Big Band

Big Band/Small Ensemble Guesting and Instruction

Whether guesting, conducting or working with a big band or small ensemble featuring her many award-winning charts, Jamie’s music and wealth of experience has both challenged and inspired students, educators and professional musicians.


Ms. Baum is an active clinician supported by Altus Flutes/KHS America (since ’93), who continues to offer a variety of workshops including her ground-breaking and innovative “A Fear Free Approach to Improvisation for the Classically-Trained Flutist”™, at conventions, conservatories, colleges and “music and art” high schools worldwide.


  • A Fear-Free Approach To Improvisation for the Classically-Trained Flutist™ (can also be for other instruments)
  • Flute Technique For Doublers
  • A Jazz Flute Survey/Retrospective
  • Creative Composition for Small and Mid-Size Ensembles
  • Creating/Developing One’s Own Style
  • Jazz Flute Technique Is Not An Oxymoron
  • How To Be A Good Bandleader
  • The Music Business and Being Proactive in the 21st Century

(Full descriptions available here)