Flutist Victoria “Tori” Hauk loves exploring the beauty of music through collaboration with fellow Bay Area musicians and by sharing it with the next generation of young musicians through coaching and teaching. Tori was born and raised in San Diego, but has been teaching and performing in the Bay Area since 2013. She is the winner of the University of Arizona President’s Concerto Competition, Arizona Flute Society Competition, award winner of the Musical Merit Foundation of Greater San Diego, award winner of the MTNA Southwest Regional Competition, and has received the Presser Foundation Award. Tori was the featured soloist for the season opener for the Sierra Vista Symphony Orchestra in 2010 performing both the Nielsen and Mozart concerti. She has performed abroad at the Charterhouse International Music Festival (U.K.) and toured in China with University of Arizona Harp Fusion. In summer 2011 she was a member of the Opera in the Ozarks orchestra performing Die Fledermaus and Le Nozze di Figaro. In the summers 2012 and 2013 she performed in Graz, Austria with the American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) Orchestra alongside world-class singers such as Linda Watson.
Tori can be seen in San Francisco performing with the unconducted chamber orchestra One Found Sound, The Fête Concert Series, and Triple Wavelength trio (flute, oboe, cello). She is on Faculty as the Private Instructor of Flute at several Bay-area organizations: Young Musician’s Choral Orchestra based in Oakland, Albany Music School in El Cerrito, Little Mission Studio in San Francisco, Scherzo Music in San Mateo, and After School Music Academy in Atherton. In 2015 & 2016, she and her trio, Triple Wavelength, performed around the city with the San Francisco Symphony’s Education Program, Adventures in Music, for students in the 1st through 5th grades.
Tori received her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Arizona in 2011, studying under Brian Luce. In 2013, she earned her Master of Music degree from The Lynn University Conservatory of Music studying with Renée Siebert, former Second Flutist of the New York Philharmonic and Jeffrey Khaner, Principal Flutist of The Philadelphia Orchestra. In May 2014 she received her Professional Studies Diploma from the San Francisco Conservatory where she studied under Tim Day, Principal Flutist of San Francisco Symphony.