Flutist SARA ANDON is an international soloist and recording artist her ravishing tone and deeply engaging musical interpretations. A versatile performer in many music genres including solo, chamber, symphonic, opera, ballet, new music, jazz and Broadway, she has performed all over the world in major music festivals and concert venues including NYC Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, on TV /radio broadcasts, as well as in the Hollywood studios for countless documentaries, video games and movie soundtracks such as “Trouble with the Curve,” “The Wolverine,” “Die Hard 5,” “Tron,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “SpongeBob The Movie,” and “Fast and Furious 7.”
A graduate from USC and Yale, she has performed with many elite ensembles such as the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the orchestra for the hit Broadway show “Wicked” ( Los Angeles Company) and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. She is also the Principal Solo/Flutist with the Redlands Symphony and is the Artist Teacher of Flute at the University of Redlands School of Music and Idyllwild Arts Academy. She can be heard on numerous live concerts in the United States, Europe, and China performing and recording music of J.S. Bach, Mozart Concerti with her own cadenzas, Debussy and Schoenberg, jazz and pop, as well as some of the most current contemporary composers on the new music concert scene. She is also premiering many new concert suites for solo flute and orchestra of classic film scores of legendary composers such as Elmer Bernstein, Alex North, Lee Holdridge and Henry Mancini that many current film composers are writing for her. In addition, she has also recorded with several incredible artists ranging from Placido Domingo to pop duo Daft Punk for their recent 2014 Grammy-winning album “Random Access Memories,” as well as Grammy-winning artists, composer/ jazz pianist Billy Childs and cellist YoYo Ma. Miss Andon is featured soloist on a new big band jazz CD of all Elmer Bernstein music with the world-class Big Band de Canarias of Spain on the Varese Sarabande Record Label (the largest film score label in the world) and Los Angeles composer’s Bevan Manson’s new ”California Concertino’ for flute and chamber orchestra with the Hollywood Studio Symphony on Albany Records.