Chelsea is recognized for her rich and versatile tone, as well as captivating narrative power in
her playing. She is principal flute of The Revolution Winds and the ENA Ensemble, as well as a
member of Network for New Music. Chelsea frequently works with composers premiering and
recording new music. She has appeared on several composer’s albums as a soloist and
chamber musician. Chelsea frequently performs with The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia,
The Capital Philharmonic and Most recently as a featured soloist on APNM’s Masked Musician
Commissions collaborating with acclaimed composer Dr. Maurice Wright. In addition Chelsea
has toured internationally and domestically, performing as a soloist, orchestra member and
chamber musician. Her performances have ranged from as close to home as the Kimmel Center
and Carnegie Hall to as far as Sydney and Perth Australia.
Chelsea graduated from Temple University with her Masters Degree in 2016 where she studied
with Mr. David Cramer. Since then Chelsea has had the opportunity to study in international
Masterclasses with Lorna McGhee, William Bennett, and Denis Bouriakov. In 2014 Chelsea
graduated from Shenandoah Conservatory in flute performance where she studied with Mr.
Jonathan Snowden, one of Britain’s première flute players, as well as Dr. Frances Lapp Averitt.
Her previous primary teacher was Margaret Newcomb.