Alice Kogan Weinreb, flute, joined the National Symphony Orchestra, under music director Mstislav Rostropovich, in 1979. She began her flute studies with Lois Schaefer and James Pappoutsakis of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. After earning her BA from Brandeis University, where she won the Milender Prize in music, Ms. Weinreb studied with Fernand Caratgé at the École Normale de Musique in Paris, France, under a Fulbright fellowship and was awarded the Premier Prix in flute. Returning to the United States, she became principal flutist of the Rhode Island Philharmonic, earned an MA in music at the American University, and served as the piccolo player of the Richmond Symphony, all before joining the NSO.
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IT'S NSO INSPIRING! Chopin's Piano Concerto No. 2 (Apr. 4-6)
NSO Prelude Concert on the Millennium Stage, December 4, 2004