Nina Assimakopoulos - Flute

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Internationally acclaimed American flutist Nina Assimakopoulos is a visionary artist whose accomplishments include significant theme-based commissioning and multi-media performance projects realized to enhance audience connection to classical and contemporary art-music. Among these, "LAURELS: The twenty-first Century American Women Composers Project" commissions, records, publishes and promotes international multimedia performances of newly created works by over 150 contemporary American Women Composers in the next ten years with its first release scheduled for 2005.

Assimakopoulos is the recipient of two Fulbright Grants, the National Society of Arts and Letters Career Award, the Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Endowment, and the Munich Academy of Music ³Meisterklasse² Certificate.Career highlights include performances as principal flute with the Munich City Opera and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Academy Orchestra, as well as international concerts, radio and T.V. broadcasts and most recently a solo debut at Carnegie Hall all of which have won public and critical acclaim.

Assimakopoulos begins a new appointment as professor of flute at Bowling Green State University, College of musical Arts in Fall of 2004. From 2001-2004 she was professor of flute at the Greatbatch School of Music, Houghton College, in New York. Assimakopoulos studied with Peter Lloyd at the Indiana University School of Music and Paul Meisen at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich, Germany.

"Assimakopoulos has not just perfect technique and total breath control but supreme intelligent, elegant phrasing; broad tone color; lyricism; a full range of dynamic expression; and above all STYLE that paints the differences from Bach to Bartok…”

Gil French, American Record Guide/ Classical Producer WXXI-FM.

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