Guest Clinician, Flute Choir Camp, Interlochen College of Creative Arts
Phyllis Avidan Louke is an Altus Artist, Music Director of Rose City Flute Choir, and principal flute with Oregon Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and Oregon Symphonic Band. An active chamber musician in Portland, Oregon, she is also in demand as a flute clinician, having appeared as a guest artist at flute festivals in Florida, New York, New Jersey, Cleveland, Chicago, Minneapolis, Washington D.C., and Phoenix. She has performed with the National Flute Association (NFA) Professional Flute Choir from 1993-2013, as well as with the International Flute Orchestra (formerly the American Flute Orchestra) on their annual international tours. She conducted both the NFA Professional Flute Choir and High School Flute Choir. Ms. Louke has been arranging and composing for flute ensembles since 1990, with over 50 published works. She has created original pedagogical materials and co-authored several award-winning books with flutist Patricia George. Many of her works have been finalists or received honorable mentions in the annual NFA Newly Published Music Competition, and she has been the recipient of annual ASCAP awards since 2004.