Dianne Spoto has enjoyed an exciting career as a flutist for over 25 years and is actively engaged in Boston’s vibrant and varied music scene. The Syracuse Post Standard has described her playing as “fearless and soulful,” with a “radiant and supple tone," and “effortless technique, perfect for Mozartian filigree.”

Ms. Spoto enjoys a robust freelance career, performing regularly with the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), Portland Symphony Orchestra, Vista Philharmonic, and various musical theatre and chamber ensembles including VentiCordi, Music Worcester, and the Bach, Beethoven & Brahms Society. She has served as principal flutist of the Lexington Sinfonietta and the Lyric Opera Theater Orchestra in New York, and is a founding member of the Archipelago Woodwind Quintet. She has appeared on MTV, VH1, and CBS and NBC News, and served on the New York’s Learning Annex panel “Careers in the Music Industry.”

A Syracuse, NY native, Ms. Spoto completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the New England Conservatory, and her Master’s at Mannes College of Music in New York City. She studied with world-renowned flutists Paula Robison, Leone Buyse, Julius Baker, and Judith Mendenhall. Ms. Spoto has performed in concert halls nationwide, including Lincoln Center, Symphony Hall in Boston, Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and Jordan Hall. As a concert soloist, Ms. Spoto has performed with the Syracuse Symphony, and was awarded top and finalist prizes in several competitions, including the James Pappoutsakis Flute Competition and the Syracuse Symphony Young Artist Competition.

Ms. Spoto’s flute faculty positions include New England Conservatory, Anna Maria College, and Worcester State University. A career-long teacher, Ms. Spoto enjoys working with students in her thriving private studios in both New York City and Boston.