Michael Alampi

It felt like coming home when I first discovered Altus flutes. My great flute mentors abroad all play Altus and when I first tried the instrument I knew it was a special flute that would allow me to further develop, express and share my artistic voice with the world.
Michael Alampi


Michael Alampi is a multifaceted musician based in New York City. He studied in London at the Royal Academy of Music and in New York at the Mannes School of Music and Manhattan School of Music. Currently in the New York tri-state area, Michael holds a private teaching studio and freelances on Broadway, studio recordings, orchestras, and concert tours that come through the area. He has appeared in concerts and recitals at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Merkin Concert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Discovery Time Square and more.

As an orchestral musician, he has played with Aspen Festival Orchestra, Symphony in C, New Jersey Festival Orchestra, Binghamton Philharmonic, Camerata New Jersey, the Arch Sinfonia (UK), the World Peace Orchestra and as principal flute with Orquesta Sinfónica Freixenet del Encuentro under maestro Krzysztof Penderecki. While in London, Michael participated in professional side-by-side schemes with the UK’s Nash Ensemble and Canada’s Arc Ensemble.

Michael has performed at the Santander Encuentro, Phoenicia International Festival, Orford Arts Centre, and at the Aspen Music Festival with generous support from the Polonsky Foundation. He is a former prize winner of the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition and received the Jo Weinburg Award from the Royal Academy of Music. His principal teachers include Elizabeth Mann, Judith Mendenhall, Michael Cox, Karen Jones, Linda Chesis, Michael Parloff, Lisa Beznosiuk (traverso) and Patricia Morris (piccolo). An Altus Performing Artist, Michael plays on an Altus PS model flute.

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