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Adeline Tomasone - Flute
Adeline Tomasone made her solo debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra when she was twelve, subsequently finding herself on the slippery slope to a career in music. After graduating from the Curtis Institute of Music, Adeline entered her professional performing life initially in the fields of commercial music, recording with Philly notables like Teddy Pendergrass and Lou Rawls, playing on movie soundtracks at home and in New York, and in the show pits of the Forest, Walnut, and Shubert Theaters. Adeline's performing career has spanned everything from The SalSoul Orchestra to the Philadelphia Orchestra, with which she toured Asia in 1989. She has performed live with artists as varied as Luciano Pavarotti, Yul Brynner and Rod Stewart, and has played and taught in Asia, Europe and Latin America. In1982, she assumed the position of Principal Flutist of the Opera Company of Philadelphia, a position she still holds. Adeline began teaching at the university level at the age of twenty, and presently is on the faculties of Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ) and Temple University. Dr. Tomasone holds a bachelors from Curtis, a masters in liberal studies from Rutgers, a masters in music from Rowan, and completed her doctorate at Temple in 2007. Her solo CD, entitled Fantasies... , on the Encounter Audiophile Recordings label, is available at Amazon.