Flute Teacher and Artist Relations
Pam Vliek Martchev served as principal flute with the Boulder Philharmonic in Colorado for 10 seasons, and has been a guest principal flutist of the Santa Barbara Symphony, Pacific Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Reno Chamber Orchestra, and Long Beach Opera. She also subbed as 2nd flutist with the LA Philharmonic during their 2008-2010 seasons.
She has been featured on many chamber music series such as La Jolla Summerfest, Art of Elan, Jacaranda, Dilijan, Le Salon de Musique, Luscious Noise, PIE, Bruman at UCLA, LACMA Sundays Live, Chamber Music Unbound in Mammoth, Blanco Performing Arts in Texas, and the Tannahill Arts Festival in Scotland. You may have heard her on movie soundtracks such as Spiderman 3, CD recordings with grammy winner Billy Childs, television specials such as Mariah Carey Christmas, and in the pit for broadway shows such as King and I, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, and My Fair Lady.
Ms. Vliek Martchev went to Manhattan School of Music for their pre-college program and her Bachelor of Music. She has been a guest teacher at the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California (UABC); University of Oregon, Eugene; University of Nevada, Reno; and Manhattan School of Music. Her students have auditioned successfully for conservatory degrees across the country, top prizes in national competitions including the NFA High School Soloist, the National Youth Orchestra, and CA All-Southern and All-State ensembles. She is a Haynes Artist, and is the flute professor at San Diego State University, Pt. Loma Nazarene University, SDSMI, and University of San Diego.