Artist Bio

Tara Helen O’Connor, flute

The recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant, a two-time Grammy nominee, and the first wind player chosen to participate in the Bowers Program (formerly CMS Two), flutist Tara Helen O’Connor is a Season Artist of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. A Wm. S. Haynes flute artist, O’Connor regularly participates at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Music@Menlo, Spoleto Festival USA, Chamber Music Northwest, Music from Angel Fire, Banff Centre, Rockport Music, Bay Chamber Concerts, the Great Mountains Music Festival, and the Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival. She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, EMI Classics, Koch International, CMS Studio Recordings with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Bridge Records.