Instructor of Flute
To encourage, inspire, and challenge students in a positive and supportive environment.
building is Marjorie McKinley Music
- room is 115
Colleen Blagov has been Principal Flute of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra since 2008. Prior to this appointment, Colleen was Principal Flute with the Savannah Symphony for five years until the orchestra’s unfortunate demise in 2003. Colleen has also held the Second Flute/Piccolo positions with the Columbus (OH) Symphony, the Louisville Orchestra and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. She has been a featured soloist and chamber musician in Orlando, Columbus, Savannah, Colorado and Hilton Head. Colleen has also performed with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Sarasota Orchestra and the St. Petersburg Opera Company. She has been an adjunct faculty member at Florida Southern College since 2011.
Colleen received her Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance from Ithaca College, where she studied with Dr. Wendy Mehne. She continued her studies at the Cleveland Institute of Music under the tutelage of Joshua Smith (Principal Flute, the Cleveland Orchestra) and was awarded the Professional Studies Diploma in 1995.