Beth Chandler, flute

with Paulo Steinberg, piano

Monday, April 7 @ 8 pm



Dr. Beth Chandler enjoys an active career as a soloist, chamber musician, orchestral player and teacher. A frequent guest artist and master class clinician, Chandler has performed and presented at major venues, festivals and universities throughout the United States and abroad. She has won numerous awards and honors, including the top prizes of the Flute Talk Magazine Competition and Myrna Brown Artist Competition, as well as National Flute Association (NFA) competitions. As a Fulbright Scholar, Chandler studied in Kent, England.

A native Texan, Chandler holds degrees from Baylor University, New England Conservatory and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Her principal teachers include Helen Ann Shanley, Trevor Wye, Paula Robison, Jack Wellbaum (piccolo) and Bradley Garner. Chandler is associate professor of flute at James Madison University. She currently serves as president of the National Flute Association.  Please visit for more information.

Dr. Paulo Steinberg has performed as a soloist and as a collaborative pianist in the United States, Brazil, Canada and Iceland. Recently, he presented a lecture-recital at the International Festival “Experiencing Villa-Lobos,” and performed in several venues, including two solo recitals at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

Steinberg initiated a partnership with Música no Museu, an organization in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that co-sponsors a yearly competition providing performance opportunities and scholarships for young musicians. He often serves as an adjudicator in piano competitions, and offers master classes, lectures and workshops in the United States and abroad. Steinberg recently accepted the position as president of the Virginia Music Teachers Association. A winner of several national competitions in Brazil, he holds a master’s degree in piano performance from Arizona State University and a doctorate from Indiana University.


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