Mary-Ann Tu received her master's degree from the Eastman School of Music where she studied with Bonita Boyd. For 10 years she ran Keith Underwood's monthly masterclasses in NYC. She spearheaded Convent of the Sacred Heart's flute and orchestra program. She was also a vice president at Citigroup in strategy and planning. She has written for The British Flute Society and The New York Flute Club Newsletter, and has been profiled in Making Music Magazine and Make Music New York.