Department of Music

Elizabeth Lantz Crone: flute

Originally from Phoenix, Arizona, flutist Elizabeth Crone holds degrees in flute performance from the University of Southern California and the University of Arizona. She has studied with Julius Baker, Michel Debost, Ann Diener-Giles, James Walker, and Walfried Kujala. In 2012/13, through a grant from the School of Performing Arts and Cinema at Virginia Tech, Ms. Crone studied with flutist, Tadeu Coelho, of the North Carolina School of the Arts. Ms. Crone has taught applied flute at Virginia Tech, Hollins University, Radford University, Bluefield College, and California State University at Humboldt.

Ms. Crone has performed on flute and piccolo with the Roanoke Symphony, Opera Roanoke, New River Valley Chamber Winds, Chamber Orchestra of Southwest Virginia, the Vocal Arts and Music Festival at Virginia Tech, Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra, and the Tucson Chamber Orchestra. In 2011, she performed in Bristol and Ipswich, England in recitals featuring Concertino Pastorale by composer in residence, Philip Wilby. In the summer of 2011, she traveled to Quito, Ecuador to teach and perform at the Conservatorio Superior Nacional de Música. In 2013 she returned to teach and perform as a soloist and chamber musician in Loja, Guayaquil, and Cuenca, Ecuador. Ms. Crone regularly performs as an artist faculty performer at Virginia Tech and as a chamber musician and soloist in the surrounding area. Ms. Crone teaches masterclasses both nationally and internationally. Elizabeth Crone is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Performing Arts | Music | Theatre | Cinema at Virginia Tech where she teaches flute and serves as the coordinator for the Visiting Artist Series.

Elizabeth Lantz Crone