An avid solo and chamber music artist, Finnish-American flutist Anna Urrey is celebrated as “a revelation” and “a great young talent” (Il Giornale, Spoleto, Italy) after a performance of J.S. Bach's Cantata BWV 21 "Seufzer, Tränen. Kummer, Not" with members of the Spoleto Vocal Arts Symposium. Ms. Urrey is also an active orchestral musician and has performed with the New Jersey Symphony, the American Symphony Orchestra and Symphony in C. Internationally, Ms. Urrey has collaborated with Philippe Entremont at Les Concerts du Cloître in Nice, France, was an Artist-In-Residence at the Banff Music Center in Alberta, Canada and performed in Muscat, Oman with the Castleton Festival Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Lorin Maazel. A dedicated educator, Ms. Urrey is a New York Philharmonic Teaching Artist, an adjunct flute teacher at the City College of New York and maintains a private studio in New York City.
Ms. Urrey earned her M.M. from the Manhattan School of Music and B.M. from Rutgers University, where she graduated magna cum laude and received the Burian Award for “Outstanding Achievement in Performance.” Principal teachers include Robert Langevin, Michael Parloff, Bart Feller and Kaoru Hinata.