Glennis Stout Biography

About Glennis Stout

Glennis Mertz Stout is a renowned flutist, historian, adjudicator, and teacher.

After high school, Glennis started at the University of Wichita in music education. She is an Eastman School of music graduate with a Bachelor of music performance in flute. She has performed with New Orleans Symphony, Kansas City Philharmonic, Plymouth Orchestra, American Flute Orchestra, and the Chicago Lyric Opera. She was formerly the editor of the Flutist Quarterly and was a Fulbright Scholar teaching in Taiwan.

Glennis Stout has collected antique flutes for 40 years and has been credited with owning one of the most complete antique flute collections in the world. She used them in lectures and demonstrations at more than 50 colleges and universities across the nation.


Further Reading

  1. “The Glennis Stout Collection, with photographs by David Shorey.” Inspector’s Flute Page. Web. 12 May 2015. <>.
  2. “Louis Stout (1924-2005).” The International Horn Society. Web.  13 May 2015. <>.
  3. “Flutist to Demonstrate Historical Flute Collection.” Ithaca College News, Vol. 19, No. 3. Ithaca College Office of Publications. Web. 12 May 2015. <>.
  4. “Newsletter, Volumes 25-28.” American Musical Instrument Society. The University of Michigan. American Musical Instrument Society, 1996. Web. 13 May 2015. <>.