New York-based flutist Brandon Patrick George has appeared with many of the world’s leading ensembles including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). He has performed at Alice Tully Hall, Cité de la Musique, the Kennedy Center, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art; and is a frequent recital artist at Bargemusic in New York. An avid chamber musician, he has collaborated with members of the New York Philharmonic and the Jasper String Quartet, and has performed live on New York’s WQXR with harpist Bridget Kibbey.
With the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Mr. George has performed at Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Hollywood Bowl, under conductors Gustavo Dudamel, Karina Canellakis, and Ludovic Morlot. He has toured the U.S. and Europe with ICE, appearing at Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Park Avenue Armory in New York, and Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival in England. His live performances with ICE have been heard worldwide on BBC Radio 3. His debut album, featuring works by Aho, Bach, Boulez, and Prokofiev, was released by Haenssler Classics in September 2020.
Mr. George is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. He received his Master of Music degree from Manhattan School of Music, where he won the school’s concerto competition. At the invitation of Sophie Cherrier, he continued his studies in France at Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris.
Mr. George joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 2021.