Martha Long recently joined the San Antonio Symphony as principal flute. Martha received her Bachelor’s degree from the Colburn School in Los Angeles, where she studied with Jim Walker. She holds the distinction of being the first wind player to receive a Bachelor’s degree from Colburn. While in Los Angeles, Martha was a featured soloist during Colburn’s Outreach Week in November 2009, performing the Mozart’s Concerto in G Major (K. 313) with the Colburn Orchestra for hundreds of Los Angeles public school students. She was also a volunteer for the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, serving as a teacher and mentor to young musicians.
Martha continued her studies at the New England Conservatory, where she completed a Graduate Diploma as a student of Elizabeth Rowe. She was a fellow at the Tanglewood Music Center in 2010 and 2011 and returned in 2012 as a New Fromm Player, focusing on the performance of new compositions. Martha has also performed with the Colorado, Fort Collins (CO), New World, and North Carolina Symphonies. She plays on an Altus flute with a grenadilla Mancke headjoint.
Margaret Lund Schuberg, Professor of Flute at The University of Montana, teaches applied flute students, directs The University of Montana Flute Choir, coaches Chamber Music ensembles, and and teaches Music Theory. The University of Montana Flute Choir, introduced in 1985 by Ms. Schuberg, is comprised of flutes of all sizes including two Bass Flutes donated by former Flute Choir member, Jill Bradford, and her friend Henry Tillman. In Spring 2010, the UM Flute Choir traveled to Vienna, Austria to participate in the UM Study Abroad Program. They performed concerts in the Palais Corbelli, played in a Flute Master class with Viennese FlutistUlricke Anton, and attended various classes while in Vienna.
Margaret Lund Schuberg performs with The International Flute Orchestra and has traveled with the ensemble to Greece and Poland. She is principal flutist with the Missoula Symphony Orchestra and performs with the University of Montana Woodwind Ensemble. She has produced a CD, The Northwest Woodwind Trio. Her performances have been heard frequently on National Public Radio’s “Performance Today.”
Schuberg received her Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance, cum laude, from The University of California at Santa Barbara where she studied with William Kincaid protégé, Burnett Atkinson. Ms. Schuberg received her Master of Music in Flute Performance degree from The University of Montana, Missoula. She attended the Music Academy of the West in California, where she performed under esteemed conductor Maurice Abravanel. Her flute teachers include Eugene Foster and Michael Vance of the Utah Symphony, and Burnett Atkinson of the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ms. Schuberg has performed in flute master classes with Julius Baker, William Bennett, Bonita Boyd, James Walker and Richard Hahn. Ms. Schuberg has performed at National Flute Association Conferences, National Woodwind Festivals, and as an invited artist at National MTNAConferences, at MENC All-Northwest Division Conferences, and at Super-Regional College Musicological Conferences where she has presented numerous world premieres of compositions. Professor Schuberg has received three meritorious teaching awards from The University of Montana.