Conor Nelson

Conor Nelson 98751

Position: Associate Professor (flute)
Phone: 419-372-2233
Address: 1073 Moore Musical Arts Center

Appeared as soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Symphony, and at the Banff Centre; New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall (Weill Recital Hall); Grand Prize, WAMSO Young Artist Competition; First Prize, William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition; top prizes at the New York Flute Club Young Artist Competition and the Haynes International Flute Competition; prizewinner, Fischoff, Coleman, and Yellow Springs national chamber music competitions. Chamber music performances in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Merkin Concert Hall, The Tokyo Opera City Hall, Tokyo Bunka Kaikan Hall, and Izumi Hall, and on NHK Television (Japan); radio performances include the McGraw Hill’s Young Artist Showcase (WQXR New York), Minnesota Public Radio, and WGBH Boston Public Radio; festival appearances include the OK Mozart, Skaneateles, Cooperstown, Yellow Barn, Look and Listen (NYC), Norfolk, Aspen, Brevard, Green Mountain, and Chesapeake festivals; performed on the Schneider Concerts (NYC) with pianist Claude Frank and is a regular guest at the Chamber Music Quad Cities series; has worked with the Detroit Symphony, the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and the Tulsa Symphony. Formerly Assistant Professor of Flute at Oklahoma State University; has given master classes at over fifty colleges, universities and conservatories. Received degrees from the Manhattan School of Music, Yale University, and Stony Brook University where he was the winner of the school-wide concerto competitions at all three institutions. Principal teachers include Carol Wincenc, Ransom Wilson, Linda Chesis and Susan Hoeppner.