Classical, New Music
(2010) Diane performs regularly with Donald Pippin’s Pocket Opera and also freelances throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, appearing with regional orchestras including Symphony Silicon Valley, Festival Opera and many others. A great fan of new music, Diane often performs with the contemporary music ensemble sfSoundGroup and has been a guest performer with Earplay and the Eco Ensemble. Since 2004 Diane has been the flautista in Quinteto Latino, the Bay Area wind quintet specializing in classical music from Latin America.
In 2012 Quinteto Latino released their first CD, “100 Years of Mexican Music for Wind Quintet.” Diane is a graduate of San Francisco State University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Her instructors have included Paul Renzi, Lloyd Gowen and Tim Day of the San Francisco Symphony. She has performed in masterclasses with Julius Baker, Heinz Holliger, Robert Stallman and Robert Dick.