DMA, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
MM, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
BM, University of North Carolina
Dr. Virginia Broffitt Kunzer has established a successful and diverse career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician and teacher. She has performed and taught throughout the United States, Asia and Europe, and has been a concerto soloist with numerous ensembles. Kunzer is also the Flute Mentor at the Hot Springs Music Festival, Principal Flute in the Symphony of Northwest Arkansas, and Flutist in the Pangaea Chamber Players and the Elicio Winds. Previously, she served as faculty at Western Illinois University and Oklahoma State University. Kunzer maintains an active presence in the National Flute Association through performances and service, performing regularly at conventions. She previously served as a Board Member and a Coordinator of the Young Artist Competition, of which she is a winner.
As a recording artist, she released a chamber album with the Pangaea Chamber Players [Navona], a solo album with pianist Tammie Walker [MSR], and a chamber album with the Elicio Winds [Blue Griffin]. Kunzer has several published flute and piano arrangements through Alry Publications.
A native of Iowa City, Iowa, she received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Master’s and Doctorate degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. Dr. Kunzer is a Miyazawa Performing Artist, and is currently the Associate Professor of Flute at Auburn University.