Yevgeny Faniuk

Yevgeny Faniuk enjoys a rich and versatile career as an orchestral musician. A principal flutist with the Princeton Symphony, Reading Symphony and Glimmerglass Festival Orchestras, he also is a regular guest member with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

During the past six seasons, before his appointment, he performed in many subscription programs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Recent engagements include an appearance as a guest principal with the Israel Philharmonic and a tour of European festivals with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Faniuk has been a top prize winner of Flute Talk magazine contests and the N.Y. Flute Club competitions, as well as several events in Israel, including the First Haifa International and the Jerusalem Young Artists competitions. He has been a longtime member of the Verbier Festival Orchestra in Switzerland. In the United States, he completed his music degrees with Linda Chesis and Jeanie Baxtresser at Manhattan School of Music and Carnegie Mellon University.