David LaVorgna

Private Instructor flute



B.M. from Peabody Conservatory. M.M. from San Francisco Conservatory. Teaching experience includes Loyola College, Goucher College and the St. Paul's Schools. Member of the National Flute Association


David LaVorgna began his serious study of the flute at the Interlochen Arts Academy. He went on to study with Bonnie Lake at the Peabody Conservatory of Music where he received the Britten Johnson Award as the most outstanding and promising flutist. After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree, David moved to California to study with Timothy Day at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and earned his Master of Music degree. He has performed in master classes with Trevor Wye, Eugenia Zukerman, Julius Baker, and Karl Kraber, and has coached with Trudy Kane and Mark Sparks. His many performance credits include working with such varied artists as Leon Fleisher, Samuel Sanders, Judy Collins, Bobby McFerrin, Dudley Moore, and Liza Minnelli. David earned multiple awards and competitions for both his solo work and ensemble playing. He has also collaborated with many contemporary composers throughout the development, revision, and premieres of many works, and has performed in a multitude of concert settings to promote music and the understanding of music. He currently resides in Baltimore with his wife, Monica, and daughters Cecilia and Lucia. He is a faculty member at Loyola College, and at the Ward Center for the Arts at the St. Paul's Schools.