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Debra Wendells Cross

Debra Wendells Cross has held the position of Principal Flute in The Virginia Symphony and Virginia Opera, and made Norfolk her home since 1980.  The Seattle native graduated with honors from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she studied with Boston Symphony member James Pappoutsakis.  From there she went on to study with Michel Debost in Paris, France, under the auspices of the Harriet Hale Woolly Scholarship.  Ms. Cross serves on the faculties of The College of William and Mary and Old Dominion University, and during the summer Ms. Cross is Principal Flutist of the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Ms. Cross prepared and was a guest artist in an historical program entitled American Flute Music of the 1920's at the 1998 National Flute Convention.  She is a founding member of The Virginia Chamber Players, a chamber music group that has released two recordings, and has been broadcast on NPR’s Performance Today.  In the fall of 2000, with the Virginia Symphony’s Principal Harpist, Barbara Chapman, she released a new recording, An American Mosaic, for flute and harp.


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