DeShaun Gordon-King is quickly becoming a flutist of note. Known for his soulful tone and mesmerizing phrasing, he has given performances throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States, earning him recognition as a Trevor James Alto Flute artist. DeShaun grew up surrounded by jazz and gospel music, and began his classical studies while at Duke University. Inspired by these worlds of music and spirituality, DeShaun is passionate about programming that blends together jazz, gospel, and classical to create unique and healing concert experiences. He is a vocal advocate for new music, especially works by composers of African and Latinx heritage. His primary teachers include Rebecca Troxler, Keith Underwood, and Kaori Fujii.