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  • Eileen Grycky, Professor, Flute

    Professor, Flute
    University of Delaware
    326 Amy E. du Pont Music Building
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-0043

    Biography

    Eileen Grycky, professor of flute at the University of Delaware School of Music, is a recipient of the University's Excellence in Teaching Award. She is the flutist with the Christiana Winds, the faculty woodwind quintet at UD. The quintet has been invited to appear at an international chamber music festival in Malta in 2021. Ms. Grycky performed throughout the United States and in France and Belgium as a member of the Taggart-Grycky Flute and Guitar Duo. Both the quintet and the duo have been active in commissioning many new works by composers including Robert Maggio, Daniel Dorff, Cynthia Folio, Peter Flint and Jennifer Margaret Barker. Ms. Grycky helped to commission works by Amanda Harberg and Roger Zare. In 2018 she performed Zare’s Zodiacal Light at the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors convention in Vancouver, Canada.

    Ms. Grycky is a member of the orchestra of the Opera Philadelphia and the Delaware Symphony. In addition, she maintains a busy performing and recording schedule with Brandywine Baroque, a noted period instrument ensemble in Delaware that has appeared at the Boston Early Music Festival. She has also performed as a Baroque flutist with the Dorian Baroque in New York City. She appears on many recordings with the Brandywine Baroque as well as on recordings with the Taggart-Grycky Duo, the Christiana Winds and the Delaware Symphony.

    Ms. Grycky was recently invited to become a member of the Serafin Ensemble, a group of international performers who present chamber works for up to eight players.

    Ms. Grycky is a frequent performer at the National Flute Association conventions. She has served on the NFA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and has appeared as a panelist for the committee at several conventions. Ms. Grycky is a strong proponent of the music of women, minorities and under-represented populations. At UD she is the founder and artistic director of a concert series, Tiger Lily Music: Celebrating the Works of Women, African American, and Latino Composers.

    Ms. Grycky has performed as soloist on several occasions with the DSO, the Mozart Orchestra of Philadelphia, Ensãmble American in New Jersey, the Newark Symphony in Delaware and the UD Wind Ensemble. She has been a frequent substitute in the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2009 she was awarded an Established Artist Fellowship by the Delaware State Arts Council. Ms. Grycky is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the New England Conservatory.


 

 

326 Amy E. du Pont Music BuildingNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassFCD8F3068E844289BE54C765F025C30A"><p> </p><p>Eileen Grycky, professor of flute at the University of Delaware School of Music, is a recipient of the University's Excellence in Teaching Award. She is the flutist with the Christiana Winds, the faculty woodwind quintet at UD. The quintet has been invited to appear at an international chamber music festival in Malta in 2021. Ms. Grycky performed throughout the United States and in France and Belgium as a member of the Taggart-Grycky Flute and Guitar Duo. Both the quintet and the duo have been active in commissioning many new works by composers including Robert Maggio, Daniel Dorff, Cynthia Folio, Peter Flint and Jennifer Margaret Barker. Ms. Grycky helped to commission works by Amanda Harberg and Roger Zare. In 2018 she performed Zare’s <em>Zodiacal Light</em> at the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors convention in Vancouver, Canada. </p><p>Ms. Grycky is a member of the orchestra of the Opera Philadelphia and the Delaware Symphony. In addition, she maintains a busy performing and recording schedule with Brandywine Baroque, a noted period instrument ensemble in Delaware that has appeared at the Boston Early Music Festival. She has also performed as a Baroque flutist with the Dorian Baroque in New York City. She appears on many recordings with the Brandywine Baroque as well as on recordings with the Taggart-Grycky Duo, the Christiana Winds and the Delaware Symphony.</p><p>Ms. Grycky was recently invited to become a member of the Serafin Ensemble, a group of international performers who present chamber works for up to eight players.</p><p>Ms. Grycky is a frequent performer at the National Flute Association conventions. She has served on the NFA’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and has appeared as a panelist for the committee at several conventions. Ms. Grycky is a strong proponent of the music of women, minorities and under-represented populations. At UD she is the founder and artistic director of a concert series, <em>Tiger Lily</em> <em>Music: Celebrating the Works of Women, African American, and Latino Composers.</em></p><p>Ms. Grycky has performed as soloist on several occasions with the DSO, the Mozart Orchestra of Philadelphia, Ensãmble American in New Jersey, the Newark Symphony in Delaware and the UD Wind Ensemble. She has been a frequent substitute in the Philadelphia Orchestra. In 2009 she was awarded an Established Artist Fellowship by the Delaware State Arts Council. Ms. Grycky is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory and the New England Conservatory.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass2085E7DAB3A44BE2BB76D43D427ECBC3"><p><br></p></div><p>​</p>grycky@udel.eduGrycky, Eileen302-831-0043<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Grycky_Eileen15_resize.gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Professor, Flute<p>​Bachelor of Music, Oberlin Conservatory of Music<br>Master of Music, New England Conservatory</p>

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  • School of Music
  • Amy E. du Pont Music Building
  • University of Delaware
  • Newark, DE 19716, USA
  • Phone: 302-831-2578
  • ud-music@udel.edu