Second-year Flute Fellow Masha Popova highlights Americana in an evening dedicated to some our country’s celebrated visionaries. Presented in the intimate SunTrust Pavilion, Solo Spotlights feature one or two Fellows in recital programs they design.
Duo for Flute and Piano
Eight Etudes and a Fantasy
Masha Popova, flute
Masha Popova joined the New World Symphony as a Flute Fellow in fall 2014. Prior to joining NWS, she held the position of Principal Flute with the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra, as well as playing second flute/piccolo in the Sarasota Opera Orchestra.
Ms. Popova made her solo debut with The Philadelphia Orchestra in the 2009-10 season after winning the Albert M. Greenfield concerto competition. In addition, she is a top prize winner of the 2011 Young Texas Artist Competition and of the 2013 Midland Odessa Symphony National Young Artist Competition. In most recent summers, she has attended the Tanglewood Music Center, Pacific Music Festival (Japan), Colorado College Summer Music Festival, National Repertory Orchestra and Spoleto Music Festival U.S.A.
Ms. Popova received her bachelor of music degree from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she studied with Jeffrey Khaner. She received her master of music at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where she studied with Leone Buyse.