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Carol Wincenc: Flute Masterclass
Hailed "Queen of the Flute" (New York Magazine) at the outset of her brilliant 48-year career, flutist Carol Wincenc was First Prize Winner of the Walter W. Naumburg Solo Flute Competition, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the National Flute Association, the National Society of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Music, and Distinguished Alumni Awards from Manhattan School of Music and the Brevard Music Center. During the past two seasons, she performed, recorded, and gave masterclasses as an exclusive Burkart Flutes Artist in Beijing, Shenyang, Seoul, Warsaw, Prague, Venice, Nice, and Thessoloniki. In North America, she performed as soloist and chamber musician from coast to coast, including Seattle, Phoenix, Dallas, Edmonton, Banff, Iowa City, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Tucson, Palm Beach, Sarasota, Philadelphia, Boston and her home city, New York.
Delighting audiences for over four decades with her signature charismatic, high virtuosity and deeply heartfelt musicality, she has appeared as soloist with such ensembles as the Chicago, San Francisco, Pittsburgh, Detroit, and London Symphonies; the BBC, Warsaw, and Buffalo Philharmonics; and the Los Angeles, Stuttgart, and Saint Paul Chamber Orchestras. In great demand as a chamber musician, Ms. Wincenc has collaborated with the Emerson, Tokyo, Guarnieri, Cleveland, Juilliard, and Escher String Quartets, and performed with Jessye Norman, Emanuel Ax, and Yo-Yo Ma.