PAULA NELSON, flutist
Flutist Paula Nelson received the D.M.A. and M.M. degrees in Flute Performance from the University of North Texas, and a B.A. in Music from the University of Maryland. Her teachers include Mary Karen Clardy, William Montgomery, Kathleen Chastain, and James Walker. A former member of the Irving (Texas) Symphony Orchestra, Ms. Nelson has performed with the Allentown and Pottstown Symphony Orchestras, the Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra, and the Bethlehem Bach Festival Orchestra. She has appeared as a soloist with the Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra and the Wilmington Community Orchestra. Ms. Nelson has performed at the National Flute Association Convention as well as in many solo and chamber music recitals in the greater Philadelphia area. She is on the faculty of Elizabethtown College and Immaculata University, and is master faculty with distinction at the Music School of Delaware. Past teaching appointments include West Chester University and the University of Delaware.