Jessica Warren-Acosta

Jessica Warren-Acosta

Jessica Warren-Acosta is an avid soloist and chamber musician who embodies what the South Florida Sun-Sentinel calls “superior flute playing”. She gave her New York Recital debut in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall in January of 1998. She has concertized on three continents and appeared as a soloist at numerous international festivals including the Spoleto USA Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, the Academie du Nice Summer Festival Recital Series in Nice, France, Temporada Flautística in Lima, Perú, Festival en la Mitad del Mundo in Quito, Ecuador, and the National Flute Association Conventions in Chicago, Illinois and Atlanta, Georgia where she performed in the Gala Concert with William Bennett. She has toured Latin America as an artistic ambassador to the United States Embassy soloing with orchestras and giving recitals to rave reviews. She has been named a winner in several international competitions including the Artists International Competition and the International Music Competition “Citta di Padova” and has also appeared on several radio broadcasts including Karl Haas’ syndicated program “Adventures in Good Music”.

Recent and upcoming engagements include appearances as a soloist with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Omaha Symphony and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.

Ms. Warren-Acosta is an active member of the Caminos del Inka Ensemble and has held the position of Principal Flute of the Omaha Symphony, Principal Flute of the Central City Opera in Colorado and was a member of the New World Symphony under the direction of Michael Tilson Thomas. She has also appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Chicago Chamber Musicians and Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

In addition to her classical training, she has a great interest in the music of South America and has made numerous trips to Perú and Ecuador to familiarize herself with the Andean instruments and performance techniques as well as with the compositions of the region.