“played with a fervor which had one believing that each piece was tailored for her” —Kempten Nachrichten (Germany)

Appearances on concert series and festivals include the Artists Series at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, the Yellow Barn Music Festival, Putney, Vermont (where she worked with John Cage); the Castle Hill Festival, Ipswich, MA; Museo Nacional de Arte and Centro Nacional de las Artes in Mexico City, Mexico; El Museo Regional in Cuauhnáhuac, Mexico; the Residenz Mozart Matinee, Salzburg, Austria; the Concert Series at the Kaiser Leopold Saal, Innsbruck; among others. Early music festivals include Tage Alter Musik Regensburg (Germany), the Boston Early Music Festival Concert Series, the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, and the Connecticut Early Music Festival.

“superb master of the traverso” —Classical Voice of New England

In orchestral appearances, she has performed with the New York Bach Ensemble and has served as guest principal flutist for the Montreal Baroque Orchestra. In her native Boston, she has played for Emmanuel Music, Handel & Haydn Society, Boston Cecilia, Masterworks Chorale, and Boston Baroque, with whom she appeared as soloist. With eight CD recordings, mostly of previously unrecorded chamber music, she may be heard on the Titanic, Merician, Telarc, Centaur, and Bressan Records labels.

“Stumpf as soloist ornamented the da capo sections with aplomb”
—The Boston Musical Intelligencer

With Musicians of the Old Post Road’s co-Director Daniel Ryan, she was winner of the 1998 Noah Greenberg Award (American Musicological Society) and has received programming awards from Chamber Music America and the US-Mexico Fund for Culture. Other honors include Finalist in the Erwin Bodky Competition (Cambridge Society for Early Music), the Mary Elvira Stevens Traveling Fellowship (Wellesley College), and the Billings Performance Prize (Wellesley College).

She has taught at Wellesley College since 1986 and presently holds the position of Senior Performance Faculty in Flute, Baroque Flute, and Chamber Music. She has presented masterclasses and workshops in historical performance and other topics of special interest for flutists for the Greater Boston Flute Association, the Amherst Early Music Festival, Dartmouth College Clark University, and New England Conservatory. 

An honors graduate of Wellesley College, Ms. Stumpf studied historical performance in Vienna with Nikolaus Harnoncourt and in Zurich with Johann Sonnleitner, and has done graduate work at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.