BM, Eastman School of Music
MM, San Francisco State University
Laura Scarlata, flute, is an active performer and teacher in the Central Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to her work at CCMC, she maintains an active private flute studio, and is Flute and Theory Instructor at Donner Mine Music Camp in Bear Valley, California. An avid chamber musician, she performs regularly with several ensembles, and is also a member of the Merced Symphony and Symphony Parnassus. She has appeared as Guest Artist and Clinician for the Winds of March Flute Festivals, sponsored by Gottschalk’s Music Center. Ms Scarlata studied with Anne Lindblom Harrow at the Eastman School of Music, and did post-graduate work at the University of Vienna, Austria. While there, she studied with Meinhart Niedermeyer of the Vienna Philharmonic. She has also been a performing participant in many masterclasses, including those of Julius Baker, Keith Underwood, Walfrid Kujala, Jeanne Baxtresser, and Alexa Still. She is currently completing a Master of Music degree in Flute Performance at San Francisco State University, where she studies with Linda Lukas.