Flute Professor Illustrates Book

Instructor of Flute and Piccolo Patti Adams

Loyola University New Orleans Instructor of Flute and Piccolo Patti Adams is the designer and illustrator on a new book, Survival of the Flutist, by Marianna Gedigian, who played for years with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and last year gave a masterclass and recital at Loyola with her husband, tubist Charles Villarubia. Adams designed, illustrated, and hand-lettered the 80-page picture book, all while playing the spring season of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra and teaching at both Loyola and the New Orleans Academy of Fine Arts. The book debuted in August, 2018 at the National Flute Association Convention in Orlando. Click here to see the magnificent trailer.