Mana Washio - Flute
A native of Japan, flutist Mana Washio received her performance degrees from the Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (B.M.), the Oberlin Conservatory (A.D.), and the Boston University School for the Arts (M.M.). Mana Washio is an active solo, chamber, and orchestra musician. She currently plays principal flute with the New England Philharmonic and the Neponset Valley Philharmonic Orchestra. With a particular fondness for operas, Mana Washio has also played with the Opera New England and the National Lyric Opera in addition to the Boston Lyric Opera. Mana Washio has released 2 CDs: "Spring Sea" in 2002 (Flute & Harp), "En Priere" in 2005 (Flute & Piano). Her newest CD will be released in the Spring of 2011.