Regents Professor of Flute at the University of North Texas, Mary Karen Clardy appears as a soloist and chamber artist throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Britain, Europe, Asia and South America, with numerous performances for the National Flute Association and British Flute Society. Her recordings include Sonatas and Sonatinas, After Syrinx… with October Trio, and The Solo Flute Past to Present for the EPR label; a solo recital of American music for the BBC’s “Radio 3”; and orchestral recordings for the Pro Arte, Dorian, and Klavier labels.
Acclaimed in Dallas Morning News for her virtuosity and effortless fluidity, Ms. Clardy was featured on NPR’s “Performance Today” in a concert in Dallas’s Meyerson Symphony Hall. Renowned as a teacher, she regularly presents master classes at home and abroad, and her students are consistent winners of international and national competitions, many holding prestigious orchestral and faculty positions throughout the world. Ms. Clardy is also an established, award-winning, published author.