NYFC president 1960-1963, 1970-1973, 1982-1983
Paige Brook (1920-1999) joined the New York Philharmonic in 1952 and served as associate principal flute until 1988. He studied at the Eastman School of Music with Joseph Mariano and in 1940 became first flutist of the Buffalo Philharmonic. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army as a warrant officer and leader of the 12th Armored Division Band in France and Germany. In 1947 he became first flutist of the Little Orchestra Society. He was often a guest with the New York Philomusica, and his solo recording French and German Flute Masterpieces was produced for New York Philomusica Records. He is also heard on Music of the 1960s and '70s, The Mozart Bicentennial Program, and The Music of Jacob Druckman, all on the New York Philomusica label. Brook also maintained a busy private flute studio.