Nadine Asinflute (master classes)
Nadine Asin leads a varied career as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer. She appears with many of the world's finest ensembles and conductors, including the New York Philharmonic and the Metropolitan Opera. As an active advocate for new music written for the flute, Ms. Asin's premiere performance of Enchanted Orbits, a concerto for flute and chamber orchestra written for her by Augusta Read Thomas, won praise for her "virtuosic playing." Ms. Asin also commissioned and premiered After Hours for flute and piano, written for her by David Schiff. She has recorded Aaron Avshalomov's Flute Concerto, available on the Naxos label. Ms. Asin is a founding member of the Aspen Ensemble, a mixed quintet comprised of Aspen Music Festival artist-faculty members that tours internationally. In addition to being on the faculty of the Bard College Conservatory Ms. Asin serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Juilliard School. She has served as the head of the flute department at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She studied with Julius Baker at the Juilliard School, where she received her Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees.