Natalie Debikey Scanio

Flute & Piccolo

Natalie Debikey Scanio has held the position of piccolo with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra since March 2003. She moved to Buffalo from Indianapolis, where she substituted with the Evansville Philharmonic and Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. She has also performed with the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra as guest piccoloist.

Natalie graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor of music degree from the University of Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, a master of music degree from New England Conservatory, and a performer diploma from Indiana University School of Music. Her primary teachers include Bradley Garner, Jack Wellbaum, Paula Robison, and Thomas Robertello.

She has performed in the Aspen Music Festival, National Orchestral Institute, and National Repertory Orchestra. Natalie was the winner of the COFA Young Artist Competition, New England Conservatory Concerto Competition, and several National Flute Association Competitions.

An active recitalist, chamber musician, and clinician, she has performed solo recitals across the United States and in Spain. Natalie has appeared as soloist with orchestras in Indianapolis, Boston, and Buffalo and has been a featured soloist at the National Flute Association Convention.