Adjunct Professor of Flute

Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center


BM Georgia State University
MM University of Iowa

Victoria Rose Bishop is the Instructor of Flute at Mount Mercy University, Cornell College, Kirkwood Community College in Iowa, and at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri where she has been teaching Applied Flute and music courses since 2014. As a private teacher, she maintains a large flute studio of over fifty students of all ages at West Music, her home, and several local schools in the Iowa City area.

An avid orchestral musician, Ms. Bishop currently serves as Principal Flute of the Southeast Iowa Symphony, Second Flute and Piccolo of the Ottumwa Symphony, Second Flute of the Quincy Symphony, Piccoloist of the Oneota Valley Orchestra, and Flutist of the Durward Contemporary Music Ensemble. She also regularly performs with Orchestra Iowa and the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band.

Ms. Bishop holds a Master of Music degree from the University of Iowa where she studied with Nicole Esposito, a Bachelor of Music degree from Georgia State University where she studied with Sarah Kruser Ambrose, and has engaged in additional study with Jim Walker and Erica Peel.