Angela Massey maintains a versatile career as an orchestral musician, solo artist, chamber artist, and instructor. She holds the position of third flute and piccolo with the Southwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, she has performed at venues including the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York City and at the National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte, NC. Outside of the United States, she has performed in England, France, Germany, Italy, and Switzerland. Ms. Massey was awarded prizes in the Alexander and Buono International Flute Competition, Frank Bowen Competition, Myrna Brown Competition, and was elected president of the South Carolina Flute Society. Her debut album, "The Elements", was released in 2014 with pianist, Vahan Sargsyan.
In regards to chamber music, Ms. Massey has been a chamber music guest artist on the Westobou Arts Festival and is a founding member of the Continuo Collective of the South, Duo Astralis, and Massey Duo. As an instructor, Ms. Massey has taught at Presbyterian College and held active teaching studios in South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, and Georgia.
A native of South Carolina, Ms. Massey began her music studies at the age of five. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in flute performance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, her Master of Music degree in flute performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a flute certificate in Advanced Flute Studies from Carnegie Mellon University. Her instructors have been Alberto Almarza, Jeanne Baxtresser, Brooks de Wetter-Smith, Brad Garner, Martha Kitterman, and Jack Wellbaum. She resides in New York City with her husband, clarinetist Taylor Massey.
Carnegie Mellon University-Vanuatu
2011 - 2012 (1 year)