Regina Helcher Yost is currently in her eleventh season as Second Flute of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and 15th 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 enthusiatic audiences in France, Switzerland, and Rome, Italy.
Previously, Regina was the Associate Principal Flute/Piccolo of the Honolulu Symphony (1987-95), Second Flute of the Knoxville Symphony (1995-97), and Acting Second Flute of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (1999-2000). In 2000, Regina soloed with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Brandenburg Concerto #4 in Powell Symphony Hall which received rave reviews and a standing ovation. 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 concert halls in Europe, including the Musikverein and the Philharmonie.
As an avid supporter of new music for the piccolo, Regina Helcher Yost is currently Chairman of the Piccolo Commissioning Consortium, and organization dedicated to the commissioning of new piccolo works.
Regina is an avid pug lover and enjoys hiking 14ers, running long distances and cooking.