Congratulations to Fenwick Smith on his recent Lifetime Achievement Award, given by the National Flute Association! Mr. Smith was honored at a banquet and concert at the recent 2010 convention in Anaheim, California. After playing from 1978-2006 as 2nd flutist with the Boston Symphony, Mr. Smith has maintained an active teaching schedule. He joined the faculty of the Boston Flute Academy in the summer of 2010, where he teaches students in the Young Artist College Division and coaches an orchestral training class with retired BSO piccolo player Geralyn Coticone.
Congratulations to BFA Young Artist Jiweon Ryu, winner of the National Flute Association 2010 High School Soloist Competition! She also took home the prize for the Best Performance of the Newly Commissioned Piece and won the Gilbert Scholarship. Jiweon is a senior at the Walnut Hill School in Natick and studies with Judy Grant in the Boston Flute Academy.