Sara Traficante is a versatile flutist who is in demand as a performer and recording artist for her expressive musicality, technical mastery, and creative approach across musical genres. As a chamber musician and soloist, Sara has been featured at Festival of the Sound, Ottawa International Chamberfest, The Banff Centre, CAMMAC Music Centre, Lonestar Guitar Festival (Texas), and AICHI World Expo (Japan). Broadcasts on CBC Radio-Canada, and concerto appearances with Sinfonia Ancaster, McMaster Chamber Orchestra, and as a Young Artists’ Competition Winner with Symphony on the Bay.
Sara’s flutes and whistles are featured in the TV soundtrack for Anne (with an e) (CBC/Netflix). Sara’s chamber music collaborations demonstrate a commitment to presenting classical music in an innovative context. Azuline Duo, with guitarist Emma Rush, actively perform throughout North America, and newly formed genre-bending trio Vox Metropolis integrate interactive multi-media in their performances.
Trained as an orchestral flutist, (Eastman School of Music: B.Mus., McGill University: M.Mus.), Sara continues to perform with orchestras throughout Ontario. She is currently on faculty at McMaster University, Redeemer University College, and has a vibrant studio of private students in her hometown of Hamilton. With deep gratitude, Sara plays on a gold Brannen-Cooper flute gifted to her by David Gerry.
Sara will be the featured guest artist at our “Christmas Delights” concert on Sunday, December 9, 2018.