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Principal, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra; Orchestra of St. Luke's
Elizabeth Mann is a featured performer in concert halls throughout the United States, Europe, and the Far East. Miss Mann is the principal flutist of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, the St. Luke’s Chamber ensemble, and is a member of Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. In past seasons, a few of her performances have included a tour around the U.S. performing the Mozart flute concerto under the baton of Andre Previn, performances of the Brandenburg Concerti with Jaime Laredo in Spain and Japan, and the U.S. premiere of the Gubaidalina Concerto for flute and violin in Carnegie Hall with Gidon Kremer and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Recently, she performed with Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road project and played principal flute with the Rotterdam Philharmonic under the direction of Valery Gergiev.
Miss Mann has been a featured performer at various festivals including the, Santa Fe Chamber Festival the Lochenhaus Festival in Austria, Caramoor International Music Festival, the Moab Music Festival and principal flute for the Mostly Mozart Festival.
She has been principal flute of the Santa Fe Opera, flutist of the Dorian Wind Quintet, played principal flute with the Minnesota Orchestra, the New Jersey Symphony, and performed with the Boston Symphony and the New York Philharmonic. Appearing in numerous recitals, she has been heard at the Aldeborough music festival in London, the Library of Congress and Carnegie Hall in New York.
Miss Mann attended the Juilliard School as a student of Julius Baker. After winning the Boston Young Artist Concerto Competition at the age of 12, her career began with a solo performance with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Miss Mann was also winner of the 1981 New York Flute Competition.
She can be heard on over 100 recordings. Most recently she released a c.d. with harpist Deborah Hoffman, titled “Reflections” of Chopin transcriptions, receiving critical acclaim. Miss Mann also teaches seminars at Juilliard.