Conservatory-trained flutist, Audra Ziegel, has a superior track-record teaching and mentoring aspiring flute players. Her private students regularly receive the highest ratings at solo-ensemble contests, earn seats in state and regional honor bands, and are frequently “first chair” in their respective school bands and orchestras. With over eleven years of teaching experience, Audra takes a highly individualized approach to teaching and challenging each student. Every student has their own unique strengths and weaknesses as a growing musician, and Audra’s mission is to develop each and every student into a strong and independent musician as well as foster a love of making music. A passionate teacher of students of all skill levels and ages, Audra believes flute lessons are an invaluable way to help your child (or yourself!) become a skillful musician. With teaching methods tailored to the individual student, flute lessons will help ensure your child has the best advantages as a young musician and will develop into a lifelong music lover. Incorporating music theory and history along with flute technique, Audra helps her students become mature and accomplished flutists–a skill they will treasure for a lifetime.
Audra Ziegel holds a Masters Degree in Flute Performance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Bachelors Degree in Flute Performance summa cum laude from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. An active freelance performer, Audra frequently performs recitals and concerts in Maryland and around the country. Recent performances have taken Audra to Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Florida. Audra has been a winner of numerous flute competitions including the 2018 National Flute Association Convention Performers Competition, the 2017 Flute Society of Washington Masterclass Competition, the 2004 and 2005 Central Ohio Flute Association Young Artist Competition, and was a quarterfinalist in the prestigious National Flute Association Young Artist Competition in 2009. Performance credits include serving as principal flute of the Hunt Valley Symphony (Baltimore), and the Urbana Pops Orchestra (Urbana, IL) as well as performances with the Illinois Symphony, Charm City Players (Baltimore), the Central Pennsylvania Oratorio Society, the Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (Illinois), and the Concert Band of Central Illinois.
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