Bachelor of Music: Flute Performance
Central Washington University
Master of Music: Flute Performance
James Madison University
Clara Mannino is a freelance flutist and flute teacher from Spokane, WA. Ms. Mannino offers private flute lessons at Spokane Falls Community College, Holy Names Music Center, and Clearwater Music. She is a substitute flutist for the Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, and Yakima Symphonies, and serves as music director at St. Francis Xavier, and cantor at St. Thomas More, and St. Aloysius.
During her studies, She won first prize in many competitions including CWU’s, and JMU’s Concerto Competitions, and the Flute Division of Musicfest Northwest’s Young Artist Competition. Along the way, she secured a chair in the National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir in 2012, and was admitted to perform in masterclasses with renowned artists including Jim Walker at the Hampton Roads Flute Faire, and Amy Porter at the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention. She was awarded an honorable mention in the Coeur d’Alene Young Artist Competition in 2018.