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Michael Matsuno - Flute

 Michael Matsuno is a flutist and DMA candidate in contemporary music performance at the University of California, San Diego.


His creative practice aims to extend the timbral range of the instrument through new techniques applied in both scored music and collaborations with composers.


Michael performs frequently as a soloist and chamber musician with UCSD's Palimpsest Ensemble, Red Fish Blue Fish, Renga, and the La Jolla Symphony, and has appeared on San Diego's SoundON Festival, LA's Monday Evening Concerts, WasteLAnd, and Jacaranda New Music. 


Michael received a MA in performance from UCSD and a BM from the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music. His mentors have included John Fonville, Anthony Burr, James Walker, and Nadine Asin. 

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