Nicole McPherson Adjunct Professor
BM – Ithaca College
MM – Michigan State University
PhD – Michigan State University
Flutist Nicole J. McPherson is currently the Adjunct Professor of Flute at Canisius College and the flute methods teacher at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
As a devoted chamber and orchestral musician, Dr. McPherson currently performs with the Erie Chamber Orchestra, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra, the Erie Philharmonic, the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Silverwind Duo and is principal flute in the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, she has played in orchestras throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Michigan. She has been a soloist with the Michigan State University Symphony Orchestra and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Dr. McPherson has performed for live solo radio performances and for public television broadcastings, as well as on many award-winning and Grammy nominated recordings. She was invited to perform at the 2011 and 2001 National Flute Association Convention and the Global Flute Workshop in New York City. Dr. McPherson has published articles in the International Alliance for Women in Music journal.
Dr. McPherson holds a holds a Doctorate of Music Arts degree and a Master of Music degree from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Music degree from Ithaca College.