Adi Menczel | Flute

Israeli-American flutist Adi Menczel has performed extensively in the major concert halls of New York and across the United States and Asia as soloist, chamber musician, and with orchestras. The Washington Post described her playing as "stirring" and hailed her for having "technique that flowed like champagne bubbles". Among her honors, she was a winner of the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Young Artist Competition, the National Flute Association Competition and the New York Flute Club Competition.

Ms. Menczel has made several solo appearances in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, and has performed recitals in New York, Florida, Atlanta and New Jersey. She was invited to give several performances in honor of Israel's 50th Anniversary and Jerusalem 3000, including playing in the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC and for the annual gala concert of the America - Israel Cultural Foundation.

Ms. Menczel has played with the Philadelphia Orchestra and as principal flutist with the Riverside Symphony, the International Symphony Orchestra, the Prometheus Chamber Orchestra, the National Orchestral Institute, the Colorado Festival Chamber Orchestra, the Manhattan Philharmonic and the Riverside Festival Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared on the New Jersey Network show "State of the Arts" and has recorded for EMI Classics, Albany Records, and New World Records. She also recently performed as guest flutist with the Windscape quintet at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival.

Ms. Menczel completed her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees at The Juilliard School as a student of Jeanne Baxtresser and Carol Wincenc. At Juilliard, she held the Community Service and Performance Education Programs Fellowships, and several teaching assistantships. Dedicated to arts education, she has performed for the Lincoln Center Institute, the New York Philharmonic School Partnership program, Young Audiences of New York and Connecticut and has served on the flute faculty at the Palisades School of Music.

Pursuing her interest in the business of music, Ms. Menczel was invited to give several seminars at The Juilliard School regarding developing, promoting and managing a music career.

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