She is a flautist, piccolo and recorder player who has made her name as a soloist, recitalist and chamber musician who studied with Marcel Moyse and performed with his ensemble at the Marlboro Music Festival. She was also a winner in the Concert Artists Guild Competition in 1976.
She debuted in New York performing at the Carnegie Recital Hall and has since appeared at numerous venues such as the Library of Congress and Lincoln Center. She has given solo performances at several festivals such as the Caracas Chamber Music Festival, the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and the Prague International Chamber Music Festival.
Appearing on the radio and television, she has been a soloist several times on WRTI in Philadelphia and on The Today Show on NBC. She has also made several recordings that include Music of Gerald Levinson, Distant Runes: Music Of Our Time, Vol. 1. and Music of Our Time for Mixed Ensemble, Vol. 2 by Orchestra 2001 and Gloria! Gloria! by Benita Valente, The Philadelphia Singers and the Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia as well as Harold Boatrite: Sonatas and Suites.
She is the Principal Flute of the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia having toured with them in Europe and appeared at numerous concerts in America. Other ensembles she has performed with are the Craftsbury Chamber Players and Orchestra 2001.
In the 2010s she has worked on an album in collaboration with the pianist Elaine Greenfield.
The Philadelphia Singers recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John Francis Wade)
RCA 6559-2-RC (Gloria! Gloria!)
Soprano – Benita Valente
Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Conductor – Michael Korn
He she performs as a soloist in Flute Suite in A Minor by Georg Philipp Telemann…