Joined Hochstein Faculty in: 1990
M.M. degree from DePaul University (Chicago); Bachelor of Music degree in Performance from Ithaca College (cum laude). Principal teachers include Donald Peck, Walfrid Kujala and Julius Baker. She is currently Principal Flute of the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra, where she is frequently a featured soloist, as well as Principal Flute of the Greater Rochester Women’s Orchestra. She is a founding member of the Lydian Winds and plays regularly in pit orchestras around the area. In addition, she has performed with the Orchestra of Illinois, Chicago Civic Orchestra (Principal), Omaha Symphony and Oak Park Opera Orchestra.
Ms. Beahan has taught instrumental music in the Livonia School District for 22 years and has been a faculty member of the RFA/Hochstein Summer Flute Camp for 12 years.