Carol Naveira-Nicholson

Flute Coach

Carol Naveira-Nicholson has an extensive career as a professional musician with experience in a broad range of musical genres. She is principal flutist of the Miami Symphony Orchestra (since 1994), Alhambra Orchestra (since 2003), New River Orchestra (since 2009) and New Directions Chamber Winds. Other credentials include performances with Miami City Ballet, Florida Chamber Orchestra, AshLawn Summer Festival Orchestra, Central Florida Lyric Opera, Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Americas, Compositum Musicae Novae, SoBe Institute of the Arts, Florida Wind Symphony, South Florida Flute Orchestra, Art of Four (flute quartet) and Boca Pops. Ms. Nicholson has over 20 years’ experience as a teaching artist and clinician with such area schools as Ransom-Everglades, Carrollton School and Our Lady of Lourdes.

She started working with GMYS in 2008 as a guest clinician and joined the administrative team in 2010 where she served as Symphony Manager and Advanced Summer Camp Coordinator for six years, Bookkeeper for four years, and Symphony Woodwind Coach since 2010. She studied music performance at the University of Nevada/Las Vegas and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida International University. Her mentors include Peter Lloyd, retired principal flutist of the London Symphony Orchestra, and Christine Nield, principal flutist of the former Florida Philharmonic.

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