Violin

  • : Flavia play on a 1976 Felice Ponziani violin.
  • Hometown: Cleveland, OH
  • Year Joined: 1991
  • Education: Northwestern University - Bachelor of Music; University of Minnesota - Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts
  • Passions and Interests: Flavia is the author of the book Cleveland Prodigy and she is an avid swimmer. She has competed in the FKCC Swim Around Key West, Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, and Swim Without Limits Around Lido Key. She is of Czech descent, and her favorite Old Czech Proverb is "Co Cech, to muzikant" (Every Czech is a musician).
  • Career Highlights: Flavia's career highlights include being accepted into Northwestern University, the University of Minnesota, and the Sarasota Orchestra!
Flavia Zappa Medlin

Miscellaneous Information

Miscellaneous Information
A native Clevelander, Flavia plays in the violin section of the Sarasota Orchestra. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree from Northwestern University, studying with Edgar Muenzer, and her Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the University of Minnesota, studying with Young-Nam Kim. Her orchestral experience includes performances with the Florida Orchestra and Naples Philharmonic. She has participated in the Northern Lights Chamber Music Institute and Hampden-Sydney Music Festival, and she also plays the piano. Flavia is the author of the book Cleveland Prodigy, and she is an avid swimmer. She has competed in the FKCC Swim Around Key West, Tampa Bay Marathon Swim, and Swim Without Limits Around Lido Key. She is of Czech descent, and her favorite Old Czech Proverb is "Co Cech, to muzikant" (Every Czech is a musician). Flavia is married to Robert, a professional trombonist and music educator, and they are the proud parents of two fur kids, Riley and Wellington VI.

Phone

Box Office: 941-953-3434
Administration: 941-953-4252

Hours

Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
And at the concert venue one hour prior to showtime.

Our Mission

Our mission is to engage, educate, and enrich our community through high-quality, live musical experiences.

Accessibility

Sarasota Orchestra is committed to making our performances and facilities accessible to everyone in our community.

All of the Orchestra’s facilities are accessible to persons using wheelchairs.

Assistive listening devices are available for all Orchestra performances.

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