About Pamela Sklar
Recently co-featured as a composer for the International Double Reed Society Convention in New York and as a composer and performer for the National Flute Association convention in Chicago Pamela Sklar has been described as "engaging...piquant...stimulating...delightful..." by the New York Times. Her 2nd original cd SILVER PHARAOH was released by MSR Music's World Premiere Recordings, and her numerous reviews of performances and compositions are consistently full of praise.
Hailed 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. Featured/co-featured 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.