Irene Pruzan
Flutist and Flute Instructor
Irene Pruzan is a flute teacher in Orlando, Florida who offers lessons in both flute and piccolo. Irene's Flute Studio students range from age 7 through adults. Irene loves working with students of all ages and levels with different personal goals and aspirations.
She has taught at Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan and at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis. As a professional flutist she has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra.
Since taking up residence in Florida she has served as a Board Member, Program Chair, Vice President, President, and Board Chair of the Florida Flute Association. She teaches at Osceola County School for the Arts, the University of Central Florida’s summer flute camps, and is a member of the National Flute Association’s Pedagogy Committee. See the Resume page for more information.
Congratulations to the many students who received a superior at solo and ensemble and were selected to go to the state level. Also congratulations to students who won auditions to play in All-State, Orange and Osceola All-Counties, The Florida Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Florida Flute Association competitions. Check out the Student Accomplishments page for more information.
The 2023 Florida Flute Convention held on January 27- 29, 2023 in Orlando was a great success. Friday night soloists featured Dr. Jeremy Benson, Professor of flute and conducting at Jacksonville State University and Dr. Tammara Phillips, Visiting Assistant Professor at Stetson University. Flute soloist, recording and touring artist Laurel Zucker was the featured guest artist.More information is on the convention page of the FFA website:
Highlights of the Florida Flute Convention included:
  • The high school masterclass, in which my student Sharanya Chatterjee worked with Stetson University faculty member Dr. Tammara Phillips.
  • In the final concert, hearing the winners of the three solo competitions and the Honors Flute Choir, which included several of my students.
  • Fabulous workshops about subjects such as beatboxing and Navigating the College Audition.
  • Incredible performances including Native American flutes.
  • Numerous exhibitors of flutes, music and accessories.