Title: Adjunct Faculty in Music
Office: Jensen-Noble 121
Degree: Master of Music Performance from University of Northern Iowa and Bachelor of Music Performance from Oklahoma City University
Teaching area(s): Applied Flute and Flute Seminar
Hannah Leffler currently holds the position of Adjunct Professor of Flute at Luther College, serves as flute faculty at the Northeast Iowa School of Music, and manages a private studio in the Waterloo area. She performs frequently with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and is a principal substitute flutist for the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra and the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra. She received a Master’s degree in flute performance from the University of Northern Iowa, where she studied with Dr. Angeleita Floyd and served as the graduate assistant for the flute studio. She graduated summa cum laude from Oklahoma City University with a Bachelor’s degree in flute performance and was a student of Parthena Owens. Ms. Leffler has participated in master classes with prominent musicians such as Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, Walfrid Kujala, Bonita Boyd, and Leone Buyse.
Most recently, as winner of the UNI Instrumental Concerto Competition, she was featured as a soloist with the University of Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Leffler won the James E. Saied Silver Medal at the Crescendo Music Awards and placed second at the Couer d’Alene Young Artist Competition. In addition, she was a featured soloist with the Oklahoma City University Symphony Orchestra, the Oklahoma City University Wind Philharmonic, and the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra. In 2008, she was named as a recipient of the renowned Theodore Presser Award for excellence in music and was elected into the honor societies of Pi Kappa Lambda and Phi Kappa Phi. She is an active member of the National Flute Association and the Eastern Iowa Flute Association, where she has served on numerous committees.
|Concerto in D for flute, Movement II, "Lento e mesto"
Composed by Carl Reinecke