ALTUS SINCE: 2011
AFFILIATION: Principal Flute for the Pittsburgh Symphony, Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music, Pender Island Flute Retreat, Independent Educator
INFLUENCES: William Bennett, Yehudi Menuhin, F.M. Alexander (founder of the Alexander Technique)
Scottish-born Lorna McGhee is principal flute with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. She has performed as guest principal with Chicago Symphony, London Symphony, Academy of St-Martin-in-the-Fields and Chamber Orchestra of Europe. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music with William Bennett, and is a member of flute, viola, harp ensemble “Trio Verlaine.” In her teaching, she is particularly interested in the positive benefits of Alexander Technique on tone and freedom of expression.