Performing on Sankyo Flutes Since 1997
Sankyo 5k Gold Flute
Sankyo Alto Flute
Sankyo Flauto d’Amore in A
“The Sankyo flute has a wonderful tone color. I will continue playing my 5K during the rest of my life.”
Celso Woltzenlogel is president and founder of the Brazilian flute association. He was professor of flute at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro from 1968 to 1994. He was also principal flutist of the National Symphony Orchestra from 1964 to 1991. He studied with Moacyr Liserra in Rio de Janeiro. In 1965 he moved to Paris to study with Alain Marion, Jean-Pierre Rampal, and Nadia Boulanger. He has his DM from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.
Mr. Woltzenlogel has appeared as soloist and presented masterclasses throughout Brazil, South America, and Europe. He is the founder of the Villa Lobos Woodwind Quintet, Ars Barroca, Sexteto do Rio, Classic Jazz from Rio de Janeiro, Duo Instrumentalis (flute and percussion), and Flautistas do Rio and the Radio Ministerio da Educacao e Cultura Chamber Orchestra. He has served for 14 years as the director of The National Foundation of Arts Band Music Program.
His Illustrated Flute Method with a preface by Jean-Pierre Rampal is published in four languages. He has also published a collection of Brazilian Music for flute ensembles as well as for flute and piano through Irmaos Vitale Editors.
Since 1995, Celso lives in the countryside of Rio de Janeiro where he continues his work with “Editora Vitale”. He gives free flute classes to the young people from the south part of the State of Rio de Janeiro where he acts as a partner of the Project for Music Integration (PIM).