Nadine Asin, flute
Florida Grand Opera- Principal Flute
Metropolitan Opera Orchestra (retired)
Juilliard (Adjunct Faculty)
Bard College Conservatory of Music
Nadine Asin maintains a varied and busy career since leaving her full-time position with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra after a 20-year tenure. She currently serves as principal flutist of the Florida Grand Opera and the Palm Beach (FL) Symphony Orchestra,and was presented in recital at the Norton Museum (Palm Beach, FL). Ms. Asin performs with the new All-Star Orchestra, whose series recently aired on PBS. She serves on the faculty of the Bard College Conservatory of Music, and as adjunct faculty at the Juilliard School. This season she gave a series of masterclasses to the fellows of the New World Symphony and to the fellows of the newly established TON orchestra. She also gave masterclasses at the Shepherd School of Music of Rice University and at Lynn Conservatory. Ms. Asin performed with the New York Philharmonic, the Great Performers Series of Lincoln Center, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the Da Camera Society of Houston and NPR’s Performance Today. Actively engaged with the music of her time, she commissioned, performed and recorded the world premiere of Augusta Read Thomas’s flute concerto, Enchanted Orbits, and David Schiff’sAfter Hours for flute and piano, and recorded Aaron Avshalomov’s Flute Concerto on the Naxos label. Ms. Asin is a long-standing member of the artist-faculty of the Aspen Music Festival and School, and serves on their Board.