Visiting Assistant Professor of Flute
Music Building Room 309
Lana Kuscer was born in Ljubljana, Slovenia. As soloist she performed in Carnegie Hall, Boston Symphony Hall, Kennedy Center in Washington DC, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco and Houston’s Jones Hall. She has given solo recitals throughout Europe, United States and Asia, including performances for Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal, Pope John Paul II and at London’s Houses of Parliament. She performed Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto at the Sarasota Music Festival in Sarasota Opera House, and was a featured artist at Imago Sloveniae Festival, Festival ARTIS, August Music Festival London, Shanghai Conservatory Jazz Music Season, and as contemporary chamber musician at Opus XXI Festival in France and Germany.
Competition honors include First Prize in TEMSIG National Competition in Slovenia, prizes in Elise Meyer Competition in Germany and International Competition Per Giovani Strumentisti in Italy, as well as the 2019 Presser Music Award. As concerto competition winner, Kuscer performed Ibert’s Flute Concerto with the University of North Texas Symphony Orchestra.
Kuscer is a member of Richardson Symphony Orchestra, with past positions including Orchester Jakobsplatz München, Classical Concert Chamber Orchestra, and collaborations with London Symphony Orchestra and English National Opera. She is an Honors graduate of Royal College of Music London (BM), Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hamburg (MM) and Royal Danish Academy of Music (MM exchange). She is currently completing her Doctorate degree at the University of North Texas, where she is a Toulouse Fellowship scholar and served as Graduate Teaching Fellow. Her principal teachers have been Mary Karen Clardy, Susan Milan, Toke Lund Christiansen and Moshe Aron Epstein.