Biography

Natasha Foresi

Natasha Foresi was born in Russia to a musical family. She began to play the flute at the age of ten and studied with many renowned musicians including Moshe Epstein (Israel), Kathleen Rudolph (Vancouver) Maurice Pruvot and Florence Souchard (Paris) Emmaniel Pahud & Jacques Zoon (Geneva).

 

Natasha Foresi is a lucky recipient of numerous awards and scholarships: Karen Sharet scholarship, McPherson music society scholarship, British Columbia Fund scholarship just to name a few. After receiving le Premier Prix a l’unanimite de la ville de Paris she continued her studies in Geneva. Graduating from the Geneva Conservatory in 2004 with Diplome de Soloiste (M.Mus), Diplome de musicien d’orchestre (M.Mus) and a teaching diploma (B.Mus). For the following 3 years she was a freelance flautist and teacher in the Geneva area performing with Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Nouvelle orchestre de Geneve and several chamber groups.
After returning from Europe, Natasha Foresi is now an active freelance performer and teacher in Vancouver. Ms. Foresi runs a successful flute studio in Richmond & Surrey, preparing students for competitions, festivals, RCM exams and University auditions. Her students have consistently been winners of the Kiwanis & Richmond music Festivals, medal winners in the Royal Conservatory examinations, and have pursued their flute studies in university.
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