Coordinator, Academy woodwinds;
Winds Faculty (flute)
Lauren Eselson is an Instructor of Flute at Mount Royal University Conservatory. She has been a regular extra musician in the flute section of the Calgary Philharmonic since 1987. During the seasons of 2003-2006 she was Acting Assistant Principal Flute with the orchestra. Ms. Eselson has also performed with the National Ballet Orchestra, Royal Winnipeg Ballet Orchestra, Calgary Bach Society, Kensington Sinfonia, Chicago Civic Orchestra, the American Wind Symphony, and in pit orchestras for Theater Calgary and Broadway touring productions. She has appeared as a concerto soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic, Calgary Bach Society, Kensington Sinfonia and the Calgary Chamber Ensemble, and has been recorded in recital by CBC Radio.
At Mount Royal University Conservatory, Ms. Eselson is also the Woodwind coordinator for the well-known Academy program for gifted young musicians. She is a Woodwind-Brass examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music, and is in demand as an adjudicator across Canada.
Ms. Eselson holds a Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute, and a Master of Music from Northwestern University. Her principal teachers were Walfrid Kujala , Maurice Sharp , Jim Walker, Claude Monteux and Geoffrey Gilbert.