The Canadian-born flautist Jeffrey Khaner has been principal flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra since 1990. From 1982 to 1990 he was principal of the Cleveland Orchestra, and has also served as principal of the New York Mostly Mozart Festival, the Atlantic Symphony in Halifax, and as co-principal of the Pittsburgh Symphony. He has performed as soloist with orchestras throughout the United States, Canada and Asia, collaborating with conductors including Riccardo Chailly, Christoph von Dohnányi, Charles Dutoit, Christoph Eschenbach, Claus-Peter Flor, Hans Werner Henze, Erich Leinsdorf, Kurt Masur, Yutaka Sado, José Serebrier, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Gerard Schwartz, Franz Welser-Most, and David Zinman. He has given the premières of many works including the concerto by Ned Rorem, written for him. As a recitalist, he has appeared on four continents with pianists Charles Abramovic, Christoph Eschenbach, Lowell Liebermann, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Hugh Sung, and many others. He regularly incorporates into his programs the music of today’s composers, many of whom have written expressly for him. Jeffrey Khaner is a founding member of the Syrinx Trio (with fellow Philadelphia Orchestra principals Roberto Diaz, viola and Elizabeth Hainen, harp) which made its Carnegie Hall début in 2001 in the Weill Recital Hall. A graduate of the Juilliard School, he was named to the faculty as flute professor in 2004, holding the position formerly held by his mentor, the late Julius Baker. Since 1985 he has been a faculty member of the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.
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