Through an accomplished career as speaker, solo performer, chamber musician, and pedagogue, flutist Erika Boysen is among classical music and interdisciplinary performance’s leading innovators. Referred to as “The Moving Flutist” for performing her instrument in tandem with dance, she has been invited in Europe, Asia, and by over a dozen US states to perform in recital, teach master classes, and lead creative workshops.
Whenever possible, Ms. Boysen believes in combining the power of music, movement, and theater to create. Her career includes performances and premieres of new and existing work from composers like Kate Soper, Toru Takemitsu, and Jane Rigler. With highlight showcases at the National Flute Association Convention, Boysen has earned international recognition, including features on The Flute View and Flute Talk.
Ms. Boysen is a regular performer within both the Greensboro Opera and the Winston-Salem Symphony. Also known as a member of the Four Corners Ensemble (4CE) sextet, she has performed with the ensemble across the world, including in Carnegie Hall, the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland and Shanghai Conservatory.
A native of Iowa, Dr. Erika Boysen is based in North Carolina, where she serves as one of the esteemed music faculty of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). She holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Michigan, and has three albums to her name, including the upcoming April releaseListening to Movement, a video album-concept on mobile app.
Learn more by visiting erikaboysen.com.