Deborah Baron joined the Dallas Symphony Orchestra in 1985. Before coming to Dallas, she performed with the Springfield (Massachusetts) Symphony, the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, the Grand Teton Festival Orchestra, the Orquesa Filarmonica de Caracas, the Spoleto Festival of Two Worlds and the orchestra for the 1984 revival production of “Oliver” on Broadway. Ms. Baron received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music from The Julliard School, where she won an alumni scholarship in flute. In 1976, she won the New York Flute Club Competition. Baron has been a faculty member at Smith College in Massachusetts, Wooster School in Conneticut and the Mozartina Municipal Arts Conservatory in Tarrytown, New York. She currently maintains a private studio and plays with the Dallas Bach Society and the ensemble Triptych. Baron and her husband, Winston Stone, an active freelancer and teacher in Dallas, have one child, Zachary.