About Lauren Zwonik
Get to know Lauren Zwonik
Artist and educator, flutist Lauren Zwonik has had the esteemed pleasure of being a distinguished clinician, soloist, and mentor in Jamaica, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Switzerland and South Africa. In each countries she hosted several masterclasses, conducted community and academia ensembles and performed in seven solo recitals. In Switzerland, Ms. Zwonik observed and later performed in the Fasnacht celebrated in the heart of the city of Basel. Ms. Zwonik has been awarded a fellowship to study at the Cortona New Music Sessions in Italy, during summers of 2020 and 2021.
As an educator Ms. Zwonik has worked with both individuals and ensembles ranging from Pre-K through retired citizens. She has taught grades 4-12 band, jazz band and general music in Harrisville, New York. She was the previous music director and primary flute instructor at the Holy Name of Jesus Academy in Massena, New York and celebrated her third and final season as the conductor of the Clarkson University Orchestra in 2017. Ms. Zwonik enjoyed her position as the adjunct professor of flute at St. Lawrence University for two years.
A native of Colchester, Vermont, Ms. Zwonik currently resides in Aberdeen, Maryland. She completed her MM in Flute Performance at West Virginia University in addition to completing a Certificate in University Teaching. Alongside her studies, Ms. Zwonik is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Biology Department, teaching four sections of Biology Labs. She earned her BM in Music Education and Flute Performance, with a Minor in Music Business at the Crane School of Music in Potsdam, New York.
Ms. Zwonik currently studies with world-renowned teacher and performer, Alberto Almarza. Past teachers have included Nina Assimakopoulos, Kenneth Andrews, and Berta Frank.
Please visit www.laurenzwonik.com to learn more about Ms. Zwonik and her current musical endeavors.