With the start of the 4th season, Xue Su joined Symphoria as Principal Flute. Currently residing in New York City, she is dedicated to developing her career in orchestral performance and music education. Ms. Su is a member of Symphony in C, a substitute with the New York Philharmonic and teaching assistant at the Juilliard Pre-College. She has also performed with the China National Symphony, NANOWorks Opera, Mimesis Ensemble and Chelsea Music Festival Orchestra.
Ms. Su has won top prizes at numerous international competitions including the Maxence Larrieu High School Soloist, Biwako International, Yamaha Young Performing Artist and the 1st Unisa International Flute Competitions. She was a second prize winner at the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition, and also received the award for best performance of a newly commissioned piece.
Ms. Su is currently pursuing her Master of Music degree in Orchestral Performance at the Manhattan School of Music as a full scholarship recipient. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. She is an alumna of the Juilliard Pre-College and the Middle School of Central Conservatory in China. Ms. Su is greatly indebted to her teachers Robert Langevin, Bradley Garner and Guoliang Han.