Les Amis Musicalles
Les Amis Musicalles - Cynthia Ellis, flute, has been solo piccoloist with the Pacific Symphony Orchestra since 1979. She has performed with the Los Angeles Music Center Opera, the Cabrillo Music Festival in Santa Cruz, California, and Opera Pacific, to which she was appointed principal flute in 1995. Ms. Ellis holds a Master of Music degree with Honors from California State University Fullerton, where she teaches flute, directs the flute ensemble, and holds a lectureship position. She was recently appointed to the National Flute Associatio's Pedagogy Committee. Jeanne Skrocki, is Concertmaster of the Opera Pacific Orchestra and Assistant Concertmaster of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra. She has also served as concertmaster for the American Ballet Theater, Inland Empire Symphony, Neumark Ensemble and the Mozart Camerata. Ms. Skrocki holds a B.S. degree in Aeronautical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.Janet Lakatos, viola, is Principal Violist of the Pasadena Symphony. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Southern California, Ms. Lakatos is Associate Principal Viola of the Pacific Symphony, the Opera Pacific Orchestra, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.