Tia Roper


As a distinguished soloist and concert artist, Tia Roper has several credits to her name. They include holding the principal flute positions of the New York String Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, the Boston Civic Symphony Orchestra, and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra in Japan. She also is a grand prize winner of the 2004-2005 Artists International Debut Recital Award and received critical acclaim for her Carnegie Hall recital debut. The New York Amsterdam News applauded “her remarkable technical command of her instrument as well as highly refined musicianship.” She has performed as a soloist with the Queens Symphony Orchestra and as a substitute player with the New York City Ballet Orchestra, Brooklyn Philharmonic, New England Philharmonic, and Westchester Philharmonic.

A winner of the New York Flute Club Competition, Tia was also awarded first-runner up in the Frank Bowen Young Artists Competition and was a finalist in the renowned Pappoutsakis Flute Competition. She has been a featured guest on Boston’s cable television show “It’s all about the Arts” as well as Houston’s KUHF 88.7 radio station where her collaboration as a member of Aperio Music of the Americas has been broadcast. Ms. Roper has given concert performances in Russia, Switzerland, the Barbados, Japan, Venezuela, and throughout the United States.

Tia Roper was a student at the Juilliard Pre-College where she graduated with honors. She received her Bachelor of Music Degree from the Manhattan School of Music, her Masters Degree in Music Performance from Boston University, and Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rutgers University.

As an active music educator, Ms. Roper is on the faculty of the Bloomingdale School of Music and the Usdan Center for the Creative & Performing Arts.