The French Flute School is considered around the world as one of the most prestigious. After her studies and her Interpreter Diploma from the University of Massachusetts, Patricia Nagle perfected her skills in France with the great Masters: Maxence Larrieu, Michel Debost, Jean Pierre Rampal and Andras Adorjan.
Noticed by Michel Plasson and Roberto Benzi, she will be flute-solo with the Orchester National du Capitole de Toulouse, piccolo solo with the Orchester National Bordeaux-Aquitaine. Performing on the biggest international stages, Carnegie Hall, New York, Kennedy Center Washington D.C. Ella has performed with the European Romantic Orchestra, Salle Gaveau in Paris, and the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Lisbon.
She has contributed to several premieres as a dedicatee of works by Xu Yi, Anthony Girard, Vincent Paulet, Alain Besson, Arthur Ahronyan, Peyman Fazinpour, Michel Lysight, Jan Friedlan, Gary Schocker.
Invited to festivals in Moscow at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xi’An, Los Angeles, San Diego and Washington D.C. and Orlando. Also as a soloist with international orchestras on tour in Germany, Italy, Romania USA, France.
A renowned teacher, Patricia Nagle is a professor at the École Normale de Musique – Alfred Cortot de Paris, D.E., P.E.A. “Hors Classe”. She is regularly invited to give master classes in Paris, Italy, USA, China, Korea, Morocco and Russia.
In addition to being an exceptional musician, Patricia Nagle has demonstrated multiple talents playing on various flutes, a Kingma-system 1/4 tone G flute and a Kingma bass flute made for her by the great luthière, Eva Kingma and has written articles on physiotherapy, ergonomics and posture for musicians, and on the new quarter-tone flute, the “System Kingma” for the National Flute Association, La Traversières, Pan, and Itemm – Institut Technologie Européen des Music Professions.
Actively, she participates in the Bach Festival of Toul as flute-solo of the Orchestre de Chambre du Marais. In 2019 she was appointed Artistic Coordinator of Résonances XXI, – contemporary flute ensemble … Her recordings are under the labels of EMI, Coriolan and Quantum.