Sato Moughalian, Flute

 Photo Credit:  Daniel D'Ottavio

Photo Credit: Daniel D'Ottavio

Flutist Sato Moughalian’s chamber music and solo performances have included the Diaghilev Festival (Perm, Russia), Moussem Culturel d’Asilah (Morocco), Festival de Prades (France) – Pablo Casals, Skaneateles Festival, Next Wave Festival, Lincoln Center Festival, Cape May Festival, Bar Harbor Festival, Music from Salem, Simar Festival, and Mohawk Trails Concerts. She has offered masterclasses in such diverse places as Tblisi, Georgia, Beijing, China, Cali, Colombia, across North America and is in residence at New York University with Quintet of the Americas, which she joined in 1999. She has appeared as guest flutist with groups including Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Richardson Chamber Players, New York Chamber Ensemble, L’Ensemble, Dorian Quintet, CounterInduction, Amadeus Virtuosi and has toured as a chamber musician on five continents.

An active freelance player in the New York area, she serves as solo flute of Gotham Chamber Opera, Opera Français de New York, New Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Colonial Symphony. Ms. Moughalian performed Bach Sonatas for Lincoln Center’s Great Performers Bach Festival. She has been guest principal flute with groups including American Ballet Theatre, American Symphony Orchestra, Long Island Philharmonic, Westfield Symphony, Stamford Symphony, Philharmonia Virtuosi, Orquestra Sinfonico do Estado São Paulo, Brazil with whom she recorded the Villa-Lobos Bachianas Brasileiras No. 6 and other works on the BIS label, released in 2008. She recorded a solo CD, The Operatic Flute with pianist Mikael Eliasen for MHS, and chamber music for Sony Classics, Newport Classics, Albany, Innova and New World Records.

Ms. Moughalian is a member of MAYA and also the founder and Artistic Director of the Perspectives Ensemble. 

For more information, visit Sato's site.