Christine Perea (M.A., Flute Performance, 2001) After completing her masters degree in flute performance at NYU, Christine was accepted into the Ph.D. program in music performance in our department. Christine specializes in New Music, particularly electro-acoustic and avant-garde repertoire, and frequently collaborates with other kinds of performing artists such as dancers, comedians, and poets. Her recent performances have included appearances with Forecast Music, Vox Novus, the Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, the Lost Dog New Music Ensemble, the NYU New Music and Dance Ensemble, the Jo-Jo Experiment, and performances at both the 2001 and 2002 National Flute Association Conventions. Ms. Perea is a member of the faculty at the Brooklyn Conservatory and is on the adjunct faculty at NYU. She was Principal flutist for two years with the Chicago Classical Symphony Orchestra. Christine’s flute teachers at NYU have included Robert Dick, Keith Underwood, and Linda Chesis.