Veronica Mascaro

Veronica Mascaro has been a soloist with many local symphonies and is a member of the Kennett Symphony Orchestra. In addition to the Newman-Mascaro Duo, Ms. Mascaro collaborates with pianist Ms. Kristin Ditlow. In 2003, Ms. Mascaro and Ms. Ditlow released their first recording titled The Mouquet Collection featuring the works of Jules Mouquet. She is founder and conductor for the Amore Flute Quartet, the PA Flute Troop and is owner of The Flute Studio. Veronica was the winner of the Florida Flute Association (FFA) "Geoffrey Gilbert" Teacher's Scholarship in 2001 and the Newman-Mascaro Duo was the 2002 winner of the FFA Geoffrey Gilbert Performer's Scholarship. Veronica is on faculty as well as a performer for the Ameropa Chamber Music Festival in Prague, CZ. Her principal teachers have been Mrs. Jeanne Scheneman, Dr. Emily Newbold, John Rautenberg, Michel Debost and Kathleen Chastain. Currently, Veronica studies with Robert Stallman, in Philadelphia and Kenneth Andrews at the Crane School of Music in New York.

William Newman

William Newman attended the University of Michigan and holds degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and Temple University where he studied with Peter Segal. He has performed as soloist and as a member of many chamber groups including the Newman-Ghezzi Guitar Duo, the Philadelphia Guitar Ensemble, the Harry Partch Ensemble, Opera Society of Philadelphia and the Network for New Music. Mr. Newman can be heard on the recordings; Revelation in the Courthouse Park and The Philadelphia Guitar Ensemble. Mr. Newman teaches at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania and privately in the Philadelphia area.

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