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Photo of Carla and StudentsFlautist of distinction - Mrs. Nancy Horowitz’ School 24 students were treated to an afternoon of artistry by the absolutely awesome flutist Carla Auld. "Miss Carla" presented a master class for flute students, coaching them on how to improve breathing and articulation, and even add colors to enhance performance. Then she played her flute for all the School 24 Concert Band students. Her program includes mixed music from Renaissance times all the way up to the 29th Century, with fascinating anecdotes about how the flute fits into the history of music. See the thank you notes the students made and paintings Ms. Auld inspired at a local garden program as well>>

Here are more precious cards and letters to Ms. Auld after in-school prerformances and classes.




Flutist, Carla Auld is a soloist and chamber musician who promotes the performance and recording of new classical and crossover music by various composers throughout the world. Ms. Auld’s solo debut CD, “Beauty in America”, features the works of living American composers and premieres two NEW works by Mark O’Connor and Steve Giammarino for flute and orchestra. The CD is available under the MSR Classics record label and has been described as "entirely captivating and impressive".  Jerry Dubins, editor of Fanfare Magazine called it " ... Beguiling ... perfect technical command ... music made for listening ease and pleasure.”  She has performed regularly as a soloist in conjunction with the West Side Oratorio Orchestra and various ensembles throughout the New York Metro Area.  A list of her repertoire is available here.  


Carla is a First Prize winner of the Alexander and Buono International Flute Competition garnering her a performance at Weill Recital Hall in Autumn of 2010. Ms. Auld is a founding member of the ensemble UpTown Flutes, winners of the Artist International Chamber Music Award, and has released three CD’s entitled, A Flute Renaissance, An UpTown Christmas, and 21st Century Gems.  She also performs in the flute and voice ensemble CASSANDRA DUO, along with mezzo-soprano, Karen Leigh-Post. She and Dr. Karen Leigh Post have commissioned works by Allen Cohen, Jason Hoogerhyde to name a few. Ms. Auld  joined forces with Guitarist,  Ana Maria Rosado to form a spirited and dynamic Latin-American Music ensemble, ¡DUO CARAMBA! presenting classical and contemporary Latin repertoire. Ms. Auld also performs a workshop series called Music in the Gardens with visual artist, Christine Zaccardi, presenting works for solo unaccompanied flute in various community gardens.


Carla most recently performed the U.S. premiere of Salvatore Sciarrino's "Il Cerchio Tagliato Dei Suoni:Per 4 Flauti Solisti e 100 Flauti Migranti" at the Guggenheim Museum. The NY Times mentions the performance as "fascinating and engaging".


Carla Auld holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Temple University and has studied with Julius Baker, Bernard Goldberg, Robert Dick and Gerardo Levy. As an educator, she is one of the founding members of the New Jersey Flute Choir Day and was a part of the project's coaching team from 1995-2008.  She is also a founding member of the New Jersey Flute Society. Carla Auld is a Bernard Hammig flute artist.  She maintains a private teaching studio in her home.