Patricia Surman

Patricia Surman's Biography

Dr. Patricia Surman is an active solo, chamber, and orchestral flutist. Patricia joined the Metropolitan State University of Denver music faculty as Assistant Professor of Flute and Director of Woodwind Studies in 2015.

In demand as a soloist, Patricia has performed and given master classes in Taiwan, Korea, Canada, across Europe, and across the United States at esteemed institutions including the Venice Conservatory, Janacek Academy, the State Conservatory of Greece, Baylor University, the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the University of North Texas, and Oklahoma State University. Patricia has been a featured performer and clinician for flute festivals including the National Flute Association Convention, Florida Flute Fair, Rochester Flute Fair, Oklahoma Flute Society Flute Fair, Kentucky Flute Festival, and the Mid-South Flute Society. In the spring of 2014, Patricia served on faculty at the University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki, Greece, and researched contemporary Greek flute repertoire.

Her article on Ida Gotkovsky is featured on Oxford Music Online. She was featured in the International Alliance for Women in Music Journal, interviewed in The Flute View, and has published articles in the Journal of the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors and Flute Talk Magazine. As co-founder of DuoInteraktiv, Patricia has collaborated with computer musician Reiner Krämer, performing music for flute and interactive computer across the nation. In the summers, Patricia performs at the Orfeo Music Festival (OMF) in Vipiteno, Italy, and coaches chamber music to students in the OMF Academy. She can be heard in recordings on the GIA and Mark Custom record labels and as a soloist on the GIA Choralworks album series.

Patricia Surman's Gear
Patricia Surman

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YFL-987 YFL-687HCT