Ms. Lazzara has
released two CDs for flute and harp entitled
"Enchanted Love" and "Celestial Sounds of Christmas". Ms.
Lazzara is a founding member of
"UpTown Flutes", an innovative flute ensemble in residence at
Drew University, Madison, NJ. Their sold out performance at Carnegie's
Weill Hall in 2002 received a rave review from the New York Concert
Review and they were invited to perform at The 2003 National Flute
Association Convention in Washington, DC.
The "UpTown Flutes" debut CD is entitled ''A Flute
Renaissance'' followed by their holiday CD, "An UpTown Christmas"
both edited by Patricia. UpTown Flutes' third CD "21st Century Gems"
has recently been released.
had the distinct honor of being the flute soloist for the Papal Visit to Giants
Stadium in 1995 and is the Events coordinator of the New Jersey Flute Society.
She is principal flutist with the Gateway Classical Music Society and the NJ
State Opera and she also performs with the Garden State Philharmonic.
She attended Carnegie Mellon University and received a Bachelor of Music Degree
from the Hartt School of Music where she studied with John Wion, has appeared in
master classes with Jean Pierre Rampal, Thomas Nyfenger, Robert Stallman, Trevor
Wye and has coached with Jeanne Baxtresser, Michael Parloff and Bart Feller. She
also studied with Paige Brook and David Williams. Ms. Lazzara is the Executive
Director of “Music for Life”, a successful musical instruction program in
parochial schools, is on the faculty of the Rockland Conservatory of Music and
Ackerman's Music Center in addition to full studio of private students.