Liz Shuhan

Flute (Week 2)

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Elizabeth Shuhan is a visiting lecturer of flute at Cornell University and is on the flute faculty and Director or Education and Community Engagement at Opus Ithaca School of Music. In 2019, Ms. Shuhan was appointed as flute faculty artist at Luzerne Music Center where she coaches young musicians and performs chamber music with her faculty artist colleagues. She is principal flutist of the Fort Smith Symphony (AR) and performs regularly with Ithaca New Music Collective, the Shuhan-Luk Trio and the Ithaca Flute Duo.

Ms. Shuhan has held positions with the North Arkansas Symphony, the Meridien Symphony (MS) and has performed guest principal flute with the Rochester Chamber Orchestra, Binghamton Philharmonic, Finger Lakes Opera, and the Skaneateles Music Festival. Ms. Shuhan has recorded for Naxos, Albany Records and PBS and is a Burkart Flutes Artist. She performs on a Burkart 14K gold flute with a platinum headjoint and a Burkart Elite piccolo with gold fittings. She holds degrees from the University of Arkansas, the University of Southern Mississippi and has completed advanced teacher training with the founder of the Suzuki Flute School, Toshio Takahashi.