Regina Helcher Yost's enchanting
flute or piccolo music will lace your wedding or social occasion with elegance and romance. Whether you seek a solo flutist
or a performance by a mixed ensemble, Charleston Flutist, LLC and Regina will help you create
the perfect musical experience.
Helcher Yost, the principal member of Charleston Flutist, LLC, is currently in her
12th season as Second Flute of the
Charleston Symphony Orchestra and 14th season as Assistant Principal
Flute/Piccolo of the Colorado Music Festival in Boulder, Colorado.
In the summer of 2006, Regina served as
Acting Flutist with the Atlanta Chamber Players on their 30th
Anniversary European Tour, performing for enthusiastic audiences in
France, Switzerland, and Rome, Italy. In the summer of 2009, Regina was
a flutist in the International Pacific Music Festival 20th Anniversary
Alumni Orchestra in Sapporo, Japan.
Regina was the Associate Principal Flute/Piccolo of the Honolulu
Symphony (1987-95), Second Flute/Piccolo of the Knoxville Symphony
(1995-97), and Acting Second Flute of the St. Louis Symphony
(1999-2000). In 2000, she soloed with the St. Louis Symphony in
Brandenburg #4 in Powell Symphony Hall which received a standing ovation
and rave reviews. In that same year, Regina was also chosen to play in the
Minnesota Orchestra on their NYC/European tour, playing in Carnegie Hall
and the finest halls in Europe, including the Musikverein and the
As an avid
supporter of new music for the piccolo, Regina is currently
Chair of the Piccolo Commissioning Consortium, an organization
dedicated to the commissioning of new piccolo works.
pug dog Winston is not only one of her best friends, but he has also
inspired her to record a Christmas CD. Partial proceeds of
each sale of the CD will benefit the Pug Rescue of
North Carolina. Learn