Flutist, Joanna Goldstein has performed with the Boston Pops Orchestra, Santa Rosa Symphony, Portland Symphony (ME), Rhode Island Symphony, Battle Creek Symphony, and Toledo Symphony, among others. She has participated in the Tanglewood Music Center Contemporary Festival, Music Academy of the West, and the Bowdoin International Music Festival.
Joanna was a founding member of the woodwind quintet, Vento Chiaro, a position she held from 1997-2013 until relocating to the west coast. While with Vento Chiaro, she had the opportunity to mentor some of the country’s most talented musicians as the Quintet in Residence at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute. As a member of Vento Chiaro, Joanna also held teaching/performance residencies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Providence College, and Longy School of Music.
Joanna was an adjunct faculty member at Boston University from 2006-2013 as the founding director of Boston University Music Organization Flute Ensemble. She also held the position of Director of Chamber Music at the Beaver Country Day School (Chesnut Hill, MA) from 2000-2013.
Joanna holds three degrees; a Bachelor of Music from Boston University, a Masters of Music from the Peabody Conservatory, and an Artist Diploma from the Longy School of Music, where she has had the privilege of working with some of this country’s finest flutists including Alice Weinreb, Doriot Anthony Dwyer, Mark Sparks, Robert Willoughby, Geralyn Coticone, Cindy Meyers, and Elizabeth Rowe.
While in California Joanna was the director of the Peninsula Youth Orchestra Flute Ensembles and on faculty at The Harker School in San Jose, CA. Joanna currently resides in Ann Arbor, MI where she is a member of Stratus Ensemble (stratusensemble.com), director of Noise Lab Ann Arbor (noiselabmusic.org), and is on faculty at the Community Music School of Ann Arbor as flute instructor and flute ensemble director.