Principal Flute, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Guest Soloist (July 25-26, 2015), Wintergreen Festival Orchestra
Flutist Lance Suzuki has been consistently praised for his "gorgeous" (NY Times), "captivat[ing]" (NY Concert Review) and "mesmerizing" (NY Classical Review) performances.
As a chamber musician and soloist, Lance Suzuki has appeared at venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Marlboro Music Festival, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the 92nd St Y, Bargemusic, and live on NPR's Performance Today. He has appeared alongside acclaimed flutist Paula Robison in Vivaldi's double concerto, and in Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire with Ms. Robison as sprechstimme. He has also recently performed the complete Mozart flute quartets for the Long Island Mozart Festival, and has toured with the Wind Soloists of New York.
Mr. Suzuki has premiered many new works with groups such as the Metropolis Ensemble, the Argento Chamber Ensemble, the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble, and in Carnegie Hall workshops led by Dawn Upshaw, John Harbison, Osvaldo Golijov, and Donnacha Dennehy. He has also performed with ensembles such as the Mark Morris Dance Group, New England Symphonic Ensemble, Wintergreen Festival Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's and the Hawaii Symphony.
Born and raised in the state of Hawaii, Lance Suzuki is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, the University of Southern California, where he was named Outstanding Graduate in his class by the faculty, and the Punahou School. He has studied with Linda Chesis, Michael Parloff, Nadine Asin, Gary Woodward, Jean Harling, and in masterclasses with Paula Robison.