Committed to Opera

Seth Morris, Principal Flute

Seth Morris serves as Principal Flute with the MET Orchestra and has been Principal Flute with the Houston Grand Opera and Houston Ballet Orchestras since 2012. He previously held positions with the New World Symphony and West Michigan Symphony and has performed with various ensembles including the Houston, Detroit, and Pacific Symphony Orchestras, American Ballet Theatre, and the Dallas Winds. Seth was a Fellow of the Tanglewood Music Center, as well as a member of the American Institute of Musical Studies Festival Orchestra in Graz, Austria and the Bay View Music Festival.

Seth won first prize at multiple competitions including the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition, James Pappoutsakis Memorial Competition, and Myrna W. Brown Artist Competition; he also won the bronze medal at the Houston Symphony’s Ima Hogg Competition.

Originally from Louisville, Kentucky, Seth earned degrees from the University of Kentucky, New England Conservatory, and the University of Michigan. His teachers include Paula Robison, Amy Porter, Fenwick Smith, and Gordon Cole.

Seth is a William S. Haynes Artist.