Annapolis Chamber Music Festival

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Isabel Lepanto Gleicher, flute


Flutist Isabel Lepanto Gleicher has been called “excellent”(The New York Times) and John Zorn writes “Isabel’s display of virtuosity...and stunning musicality inspired me”. Isabel is a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE), new music sinfonietta Ensemble Echappe, woodwind quintet SoundMind, hip-hop band ShoutHouse, and the Annapolis Chamber Music Festival. She also performs with ensembles such as Talea and Argento New Music Project. Isabel has been featured in a solo recital on Miller Theatre’s Pop Up series. She has also collaborated with So Percussion on a performance of Lou Harrison’s Flute Concerto at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC and with the Aizuri Quartet on a portrait recording of music by composer Ilari Kaila. She has premiered works by Missy Mazzoli, Beat Furrer, Anna Thorvaldsdottir and John Zorn, among others. In 2015 Isabel won first prize at the Myrna Brown Young Artist Competition. Isabel is a Teaching Artist with the Bridge Arts Ensemble, and held a one year position of Teaching Artist Apprentice with New York Philharmonic education. Isabel has earned an MM in Contemporary Performance from the Manhattan School of Music, an MM from the Yale School of Music, and a BM from SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music.