Rose V. Johnson, flutist, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Music Performance from Northern Arizona University and her Master of Music degree from the University of Washington. Her primary mentors have included Erich Graf, Philip Swanson and Felix Skowronek. Rose is a member of Compass Winds, the Ladies’ Quintessential Quintet, Shepherd’s Rose Duo, has formerly been Principal Flute of the Ensign Symphony & Chorus and Northwest Symphony Orchestra, collaborates on a variety of ensemble work throughout the U.S., and has been a member of the National Flute Association's Professional Flute Choir in 2008, and 2010-2019. As a flute instructor, coach and adjudicator, Rose maintains a private studio, has worked with youth chamber ensembles and has coached with the Seattle Youth Symphony's Summer Music program, the Evergreen Philharmonic and the Eastside Youth Concert Band. Rose is a founder of Collaborative Musicians’ Project and has served on the boards of the National Flute Association’s Performance Health Committee, the Seattle Flute Society, Silver Flight Ensembles and Foundation, and the Federal Way Arts Commission. Rose currently resides with her engineer husband in Issaquah, WA and is the proud mother of a violinist daughter and a multi-talented son.