Andrea Kapell Loewy
Andrea Kapell Loewy, Professor of Flute/Theory and Graduate Coordinator of the School of Music of University of Louisiana at Lafayette holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, a Master of Music degree from Emporia State University and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Memphis University. Her teachers have included Joseph Mariano, Harold Bennett, Samuel Baron, Philip Kaplan, Bruce Erskine, and John Heiss. She played with the Mid-America Woodwind Quintet and presented concerts and classes throughout the Midwest. In 1993, she was awarded the University of Southwestern Louisiana’s “Distinguished Professor Award,” and she is currently the recipient of an Endowed Professorship Award. Loewy is Principal Flutist of the Acadiana Symphony and has played several concertos with the orchestra. She has participated in four concert/teaching tours to China and at several national flute conventions including those in New Orleans, St. Louis, Kansas City, Chicago, Dallas, and New York City. Loewy has also performed extensively with Yuling Huang-Davie, pianist, at numerous colleges and art centers throughout the United States. She has served as Chair of the National Flute Association’s Newly-Published Music Committee. Centaur Records released her CD of contemporary flute works titled Apparitions and Whimsies.