Flutist Nicole J. McPherson is currently the flute methods teacher at the State University
of New York at Fredonia and Adjunct Professor of Flute at Canisius College.
As a devoted chamber and orchestral musician, Dr. McPherson currently performs with
the Erie Chamber Orchestra, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, the Erie Philharmonic,
the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Silverwind Duo and is principal flute in the
Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, she has played in orchestras throughout
Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Michigan. She has been a soloist with
the Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra.
Dr. McPherson has performed for live solo radio performances and for public television
broadcastings, as well as on many award-winning and Grammy-nominated recordings. She
was invited to perform at the 2011 and 2001 National Flute Association Convention
and the Global Flute Workshop in New York City. Dr. McPherson has published articles
in the International Alliance for Women in Music journal.
Dr. McPherson holds a holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree and a Master of Music
degree from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College.