Jeffrey Khaner

Principal Flute, The Philadelphia Orchestra



Canadian-born flutist Jeffrey Khaner has been principal flute of The Philadelphia Orchestra since 1990. From 1982 to 1990 he was principal flute of the Cleveland Orchestra, and he has also served as principal of the New York Mostly Mozart Festival and the Atlantic Symphony in Halifax, and as co-principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony.


“Through his previous five releases on AVIE, flautist Jeffrey Khaner has become a familiar face whose performances never cease to please and astonish in equal measure. Principal flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra, his extensive forays into the solo canon have cast him in a glowing spotlight. Revered by flautists worldwide, his music-making has also been a delightful discovery for scores of classical music fans.”


Jeffrey Khaner serves on the faculty of prestigious institutions include Juilliard, in New York City, the Curtis Institute of Music, in Philadelphia, and Lynn University, in Boca Raton, Fla.