About the Author
Flutist and educator, Delandria Mills is a native of Houston, Texas, where she began playing the flute at age seven. She graduated from Houston's High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, earned her Bachelor's in Applied Flute with All-Level Teacher Certification from Prairie View A & M University, and then went on to earn both a Master’s in Classical Flute and a Graduate Performance Diploma in Jazz Studies from Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, Maryland where she now teaches in the Preparatory Department.
In addition to teaching duties at Peabody, she directs her annual Summer Camp, Kingdom Flute Works, of which she is the Founder and CEO. The camp began as DemiFlute Camp in 2001.
She has won both national and international competitions and has seven recordings under her name. Along with The Realm of Sound juvenile fiction series, Delandria has begun a series of children's books for younger readers also titled Demi's Flute.