Flutes Artists - Gina Luciani

Gina Luciani

Gina Luciani

Instrument

Performer Alto Flutes

Website

http://www.ginaluciani.com

Biography

Gina Luciani performs frequently in solo, chamber and orchestral settings and can be heard on many recordings in the film and television industry. She has collaborated with legendary artists such as Paul Coletti, Mike Garson, Colin Hay, James Newton Howard, Ronald Leonard, Rickey Minor, Jim Walker and John Williams.

Ms. Luciani has performed as a soloist with the Colburn Chamber Music Society, Colburn Contemporary Players, Utah Valley Symphony, Long Beach Mozart Festival and the Salt Lake Symphony. Recently, she was a guest artist for the Grand Performances Concert Series, San Diego Guitar Festival, Miyazawa’s “Rising Stars Showcase” at the National Flute Convention, the Utah Youth Orchestras and Ensembles’ “Alumni Recital Series” and the “Sundays Live Series” at LACMA which was broadcast on KUSC. She has also performed with The Echo Society, American Contemporary Ballet and is the piccoloist of the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra.

In 2016, Gina performed the famous flute solo on national television for Down Under with Colin Hay of Men At Work on ABC's hit show, Greatest Hits. Gina is the flute soloist for the upcoming films The Ballad of Lefty Brown and Birth of the Dragon and has recorded on many other projects including the Warner Bros feature Straight Outta Compton, Showtime’s Emmy Nominated Penny Dreadful, Netflix's Emmy Nominated Chef's Table, BBC's Planet Earth II, League of Legends, Kate Nash’s Girl Talk and ABC’s The Middle. She also performed with the world famous Wu-Tang Clan at the Coachella Music Festival.

Additionally, Gina has recorded two albums. As a chamber musician, Gina has performed extensively as part of The Hyperion Duo, a flute and harp ensemble specializing in new music. Her performance can be heard on the duo’s debut album, The Hyperion Duo: Music for Flute and Harp. Gina released her debut flute album in 2016 featuring works by Rhenè Baton, Georges Bizet, Eugène Bozza, Ian Clarke, Benjamin Godard, Georges Hüe, Lowell Liebermann and Astor Piazzolla. The album includes flute classics, original arrangements, and rare flute works.

Gina was the Top Prize Winner of the San Diego Flute Guild’s Artist Gold Competition, winner of the UMTA Young Artist Competition and the Utah Valley Symphony's Young Artist Competition, and Grand Prize Winner of the Long Beach Mozart Festival Concerto Competition. She was awarded the Gluck Fellowship, the Fe Bland and Santa Barbara Foundation Award of Merit for two consecutive years and she was a two-time winner of both the Utah Flute Association’s Sonata Night and Concerto Night.

Gina received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Flute Performance from the Colburn Conservatory of Music and her Master of Music Degree from the University of Southern California, both under the instruction of Jim Walker.

Gina is an International Trevor James alto flute artist.