Canadian-born flutist Diana Morgan is acting piccolo and 3rd flute with the San Diego Symphony. Ms. Morgan held this position during the 2014-15 season and has performed with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, among others. She appeared with the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group conducted by John Adams as part of the Green Umbrella Series. Ms. Morgan can be heard playing piccolo on the ABC series Fresh Off the Boat (Season 2: Episodes 2 and 23). Ms. Morgan was second flute with the Star Wars in Concert national tour in 2009 and 2010 international tour. She has participated in numerous national and international festivals, including Arizona MusicFest, the Artosphere Festival, Spoleto Festival (USA) and (in Canada) the National Youth Orchestra and National Academy Orchestra.
Diana Morgan received a Graduate Certificate in Performance from the University of Southern California and her master’s from Carnegie Mellon University. Her principal teachers include Jim Walker, Jeanne Baxtresser, Alberto Almarza and Dr. Amy Hamilton. Her trio, The Upside, were the winners of the 2014 Beverly Hills national auditions. Ms. Morgan is an active teacher and is an adjudicator for the Colburn Conservatory flute auditions. Now in its tenth year, Ms. Morgan is the director and faculty member at Jim Walker’s "Beyond the Masterclass" at the Colburn School, and her students have been accepted at prominent conservatories and colleges across the country and abroad.