Marian Concus is a versatile flutist in The San Francisco Bay Area. She currently is a member of Fremont Symphony/Opera/Ballet and Santa Cruz Symphony. Her former positions include Solo Piccoloist with Boise Philharmonic and Banda Piccoloist with Central City Opera. Ms. Concus was Alto Flute Soloist with Fremont Symphony in a performance of Takemitsu’s Toward the Sea for Alto Flute, Harp, and Orchestra.
While she was living in Philadelphia, Marian Concus was Principal Flutist for Wilmington Ballet and Opera Libera. She was guest soloist for both the Philadelphia Harp Festival and on the Brown Bag Concert Series at Church of the Holy Trinity in Rittenhouse Square. She was a weekly Midday Melodies Artist at Reading Terminal Market and an Art-Reach soloist.
Ms. Concus has recorded in Paris with Adama, with Chicago based Maxwell Street Klezmer Band and Windy City Slickers, and in The San Francisco Bay Area with Laudamus Choir and Ohlone Chamber Singers. At the request of New Music Works, Santa Cruz, California composers, Ms. Concus recorded contemporary pieces for their CD Night of the Living Composers. Ms. Concus is also featured flute soloist on Enchante's Shades of Love, an eclectic collection of love songs arranged for flute, voice, and harp.
Marian Concus holds a Bachelor's Degree with Honors in Flute Performance from New England Conservatory of Music. She studied for two years in France with former Principal Flutist of Orchestre de Paris Michel Debost, and did undergraduate coursework in music at University of California, Berkeley. She has held flute faculty positions at Friends Central, Wynnewood, PA; Torah Academy, Wynnewood, PA; Oshmann Jewish Community Center School for the Performing Arts, Palo Alto, CA; and Bellarmine Preparatory School, San Jose, CA. Marian Concus was a board member and competition adjudicator for Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia. She is a member of American Federation of Musicians and National Flute Association.