Brandon Patrick George has appeared as a solo ﬂutist and chamber artist throughout France, Italy, North and South America. As a concerto soloist, recent appearances include the Mozart ﬂute concerti with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Institute. He has also transcribed and performed the violin concerti of Le Chevalier de Saint-George.
Brandon has performed as a recitalist at the Kennedy Center (DC), Cité de la Musique (Paris), Bargemusic (NYC), and has appeared at Carnegie Hall. As a chamber collaborator, Brandon has performed with the members of Ensemble InterContemporain in Paris, Eighth Blackbird, the New York Philharmonic and the Jasper String Quartet. He has performed as guest flutist in the International Contemporary Ensemble and with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, and can be heard on the orchestra’s recent recording of works by Richard Strauss and Igor Stravinsky. Known for the breadth and depth of his programming, Brandon has curated and hosted programs for WQXR, the classical music station of New York City, and WNYC.
Brandon entered the Oberlin Conservatory of Music as a student of Michel Debost, and later studied with Kathleen Chastain, earning the bachelor of music degree. A Bonnie Lake Flute Scholar at Oberlin, and recipient of the Dean’s Award, he studied abroad at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Paris. He also holds the master of music degree from the Manhattan School of Music where he was winner of the Concerto Competition.
He lives in New York City.