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Natalie Syring

Natalie Syring is on the faculty of the University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Christian University, and Herbert W. Armstrong College. She teaches flute, piano, and a variety of music subjects. As a performer, Natalie was principal flutist of The Woodlands Symphony Orchestra in the Houston area for many years and is now a member of the Oklahoma Community Orchestra. She is featured regularly as a soloist on the Faculty Artist Concert Series at the Edmond Jazz Lab. She is the flutist of the chamber music group Eclipse, a quartet made up of OC faculty musicians on flute, oboe, clarinet and piano. Mrs. Syring performs and teaches the baroque flute with the Britch Center for Historical Performance. In the spring of 2004, Mrs. Syring initiated the Oklahoma Flute Society’s Honor Flute Choirs for students in grades 7-12, and she continues to conduct these groups today, as well as the Oklahoma Adult Flute Choir. She is a member of the National Flute Association and has performed at several of their national conferences including Chicago, New York, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Kansas City. She holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree (University of S.D.) and a Master of Flute Performance degree (Sam Houston State University).