Tania M. DeVizia, a native of Wilkes-Barre, PA, is a freelance flutist in the Philadelphia area and in Northeastern PA. She was a semi-finalist in the 1994 Flute Talk Flute Competition and has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kimmel Center, the 2002 National Flute Association Convention, in World Wrestling Entertainment’s Smackdown (2005), in Tijuana, Mexico (2007) and as part of the Andrea Bocelli festival orchestra in Atlantic City (2001). In October 2003, she traveled to Rome with the Jubilate Deo Chorale to play two chamber music concerts with the Benigni String Quartet in honor of the beatification of Mother Teresa and the twenty-fifth anniversary of Pope John Paul, II. Tania and the Jubilate Deo Chorale also sang with the Sistine Choir for the Consistory Mass. Her primary teacher and mentor is David Cramer. She earned a Master of Music in Classical Flute Performance from the University of the Arts in 1994, and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from West Chester University of PA in 1992. She has been a Usui Reiki Master since 2002 and a student/practitioner of Tong Ren since 2011. Tania is the guest artist on the CD, Unimagined Bridges: Fountain of Consciousness (2010). She can be heard as principal flute on the Jubilate Deo Chorale and Orchestra CD’s The Spirit of Christmas, The Glorious Sounds of Christmas, The Wondrous Cross, God Bless America: Remembering 9/11 and as section flute on Fanfare and Serenity. Ms. DeVizia is a member of the Reicha Trio, the D3 Trio, served on the Board of Directors of the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia and was the interim secretary of the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia. She is the author of the article, The Power of Elegance: An Interview with David Cramer, published in the July/August, 1994 issue of Flute Talk magazine and has been an associate professor (Music Appreciation & Music Theory) at the Art Institute of Philadelphia since 2004.
The University of the Arts
Classical Flute Performance
West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Hannah P Stroh Award for Musical & Academic Excellence (Provost's Award)
Semi-Finalist, Flute Talk Flute Competition
Mirror of the Soul: A Flutist's Reflections