Scottish-born Lorna McGhee is principal flute with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has performed as guest principal with Chicago Symphony, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Before immigrating to North America in 1998, Lorna was co-principal flute of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, England. As a soloist, Lorna has given concerto performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the UK, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Toronto Philharmonia, and Victoria Symphony in Canada, and Nashville Chamber Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Symphony, Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony in the US. Career highlights include a performance of Penderecki's flute concerto under the baton of the composer in 2004, and most recently the Nielson Flute Concerto. As a chamber musician and recitalist, she has performed in Europe, North America, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Australia in such venues as London's Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh International Festival, the Louvre, Paris and the Schubertsaal of Vienna's Konzerthaus. Lorna is an honorary Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music. She joined the flute faculty of Carnegie Mellon University in 2015 and is a member of Trio Verlaine.
Friday, January 23, 2009: 7:30 pm Concert