About Pamela Sklar
Original music by Pamela Sklar was recently co-featured by Threeds for the International Double Reed Society Convention in New York; as a composer and performer she was co-featured the following day in Chicago at the National Flute Association Convention. Described as "engaging...piquant...stimulating...delightful..." (as flutist/co-director of L'Arema Ensemble) by the New York Times, Pamela's 2nd original cd SILVER PHARAOH was recently released by MSR Music's World Premiere Recordings. Numerous reviews of her performances and compositions are consistently full of enthusiasm.
Praised for her debut cd A NATIVE AMERICAN-JAZZ TRIBUTE, as "hauntingly beautiful...full of colors...excellent...mastery" by the National Flute Association's Flutist Quarterly Magazine, Pamela collaborates with many groups/ensembles as a flutist and composer playing different styles of music and appearing often in NY-area venues. In performances she has appeared throughout the USA, Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Morocco and Japan with various artists including renowned pianist/composer Claude Bolling, with whom she toured, performing his Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano Trio, recorded by late legendary flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal. With monsieur Bolling she also appeared with jazz greats Hubert Laws and Jack Wilkins. Pamela also performed for several seasons as principal flute with world-renowned pianist & composer Dave Brubeck, as well as with legendary composer Alan Hovhaness with whom she was a featured performer in a program of Mr Hovhaness's works at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY.