Originally from Sydney, Australia, Alistair Howlett received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He later completed his Masters in Performance at the Hochschule for Music and Theater Munich with Flute Professor András Adorján. Before moving to the US, he was Utility Flute with the Opera Australia Orchestra, which performs at the iconic Sydney Opera House.
Howlett is currently serving as Second Flute with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and Principal Flute with the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. He has served as Adjunct Lecturer in Flute at the Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University in 2016 and is currently Professor of Music at Anderson University. Howlett has played with professional orchestras in four continents and is eagerly awaiting for an orchestra to be started in Antarctica.
In his time off, you can find Alistair supporting Liverpool FC and the Buffalo Bills, playing tennis and spending time with his wife and two highly energetic boys.