Elissa Lakofsky

Elissa Lakofsky
MM, Northwestern University
Adjunct Instructor

Areas of Expertise:

Email: lakofsky@fau.edu
Office Phone: 561.297.3820
Office: AH 115

Elissa LakofskyElissa Lakofsky is principal flute with the Florida Grand Opera Orchestra, the Florida Classical Orchestra and the Sunshine Pops Orchestra. An avid chamber music performer, Elissa is a member of the Florida Woodwind Quintet, South Florida's premier woodwind ensemble. A native of Coral Gables, Elissa has been an active flutist in South Florida since receiving her degrees in flute performance from the University of Michigan and Northwestern University where she studied with Walfrid Kujala. Ms. Lakofsky later continued her studies with the famed Julius Baker and Keith Underwood. She has performed throughout South Florida with the Florida Philharmonic, the Boca Pops, and the Naples Philharmonic. Summer performances have included the Aspen Music Festival and the Sarasota Music Festival. Elissa also had the opportunity to tour with Karlheinz Stockhausen in Italy and has performed concertos with the Savannah Symphony Orchestra and the Bay View Symphony. Ms. Lakofsky is the adjunct flute professor at Florida Atlantic University.