Rose Lombardo is the Principal Flutist of the San Diego Symphony. She received a Bachelor of Music degree from The Juilliard School where she studied with Jeffrey Khaner and continued on to the Colburn School Conservatory of Music where she was granted a Professional Studies Certificate studying with Jim Walker. Ms. Lombardo is an active chamber musician and has performed alongside musicians from ensembles such as the San Diego Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic and William Christie’s early music ensemble, Les Arts Florissants. Ms. Lombardo is an avid performer of both baroque and contemporary and music.
Rose Lombardo has appeared in numerous summer music festivals, including the 2008 Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo, Japan, the 2011 Spoleto Music Festival USA in Charleston, South Carolina and the 2012 Sunflower Music Festival in Topeka, Kansas. Most recently Rose performed as principal flutist with the 2013 Artosphere Festival Orchestra. In her spare time Ms. Lombardo enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking delicious food, surfing, practicing yoga and attending live music performances.