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Profile - Leone Buyse

Widely recognized as one of America's foremost flute pedagogues, Ms. Buyse has taught at the New England Conservatory, Boston University, Tanglewood Music Center, the Boston University Tanglewood Institute, and as a visiting associate professor at the Eastman School of Music. She has presented recitals and master classes at universities, conservatories and festivals across the United States, as well as in Canada, Japan, and New Zealand, and travels widely as an adjudicator and clinician. She may be heard as solo flutist on numerous recordings of the Boston Symphony, Boston Pops and the San Francisco Symphony for the Philips, Deutsche Grammophon, RCA Victor, and Sony Classical labels. Her solo recordings include "The Sky's the Limit," a Crystal compact disc devoted to twentieth century American flute music, and "Contrasts," a Boston Records release of American music for flute and harp with Boston Symphony principal harpist Ann Hobson Pilot. With Michael Webster and pianist Katherine Collier she has recorded "Tour de France," a Crystal CD. "Sonata Cho-Cho San," her recording of Michael Webster's operatic arrangements for flute, clarinet, and piano with pianist Chizuko Sawa, is available on the Japanese label Nami/Live Notes.

A native of Ithaca, New York, Ms. Buyse graduated with distinction from the Eastman School of Music, where she was a student of Joseph Mariano. Awarded a Fulbright grant, she subsequently studied in France with Michel Debost, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Marcel Moyse. Also an accomplished pianist, she served for two years as accompanist at Rampal's summer master classes in Nice, France. An active member of the National Flute Association, she has served on the Board of Directors, as coordinator of the Orchestral Audition and Master Class Competition, and as program chair for the 1987 convention in St. Louis, an event attended by more than 2200 flutists. She has been a featured soloist at conventions in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Chicago.

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