Dr. Whitney O’Neal is the part-time music
teacher at Forest Hills Elementary School.
She holds a Bachelor of Music Education with
University Honors from Arkansas State
University (2006), a Master of Music in
Flute Performance from the University of
Alabama (2009), and a Doctor of Musical Arts
in Flute Performance and Musicology from the
University of Alabama (2012).
She has performed with numerous ensembles
including the Huxford Symphony Orchestra, UA
Contemporary Ensemble, Delta Symphony
Orchestra, and Shoals Symphony Orchestra.
Developed from the love of chamber music,
the Delta Duo was founded by O’Neal and
harpist Sarah Crocker in 2008. The duo can
frequently be seen in concert, having
recently performed in recital at the 2011
and 2012 Kentucky Flute Festival, 2012
Mid-South Flute Festival, and the
prestigious Second Saturday at Two Concert
Series at St. James Chapel in Chicago.
Dr. O’Neal has previously held positions at
Stillman College and Mississippi State
University. In addition to her teaching at
Forest HIls, she is currently the Flute
Instructor at the University of North