Lori Akins

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Cedarville University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.

Lori Akins, M.M.

Studio Instructor for Music and Worship, Director of Flute Choir


Professor Akins is Principal Flutist with the Springfield Symphony, and flutist and piccoloist with the Columbus Symphony and the Ohio Valley Symphony. She also performs as a recitalist, chamber musician, and freelance flutist. She has presented and performed at National Flute Association conventions and served the organization as secretary and general competitions coordinator. She frequently presents clinics, masterclass, and serves as an adjudicator. She is a founding member and past president of the Central Ohio Flute Association and was for many years chair of their Young Artist Flute Competition. Professor Akins has been at Cedarville since 1994.

Why I love teaching at CU

I love working with students and watching them tap into all they can be musically. It's such a great awakening!

Education and Credentials

  • M.M. in Flute Performance, The Ohio State University
  • B.M.E., The Ohio State University


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