Dimow, Carl

Carl Dimow (b. 1951)

Maine based flutist and guitarist Carl Dimow is an eclectic and creative musician. His performances range from classical music to jazz, from klezmer to blues, and from original theater music to traditional folk music. He is noted for the high level of commitment, artistry and skill which he brings to every project he is involved in.

Carl has appeared in concerts, festivals and school residencies in the US, Europe and Central America. He performs with the Casco Bay Tummlers klezmer band who have toured throughout Europe and released three CD’s. Carl also records on the Fleur de Son label with the Kolosko Dimow Duo. Other projects include the Balkan improv band Zhok Therapy and the unique World Flute Trio. In addition to concert flute and guitar, Carl also performs on bass flute, ukulele, shakuhachi and an extensive collection of other ethnic flutes.

Carl graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern Maine in 1986 with a BM in Flute Performance. He has also studied privately and in masterclasses with many well-known musicians including flutists Robert Dick and Thomas Nyfenger and guitarist Guy Van Duser.

Carl is a gifted and committed teacher. He has been teaching folk, blues and jazz guitar at Colby College since 1981. He maintains an active private studio in the Portland, Maine area where he has taught many award winning middle and high school flute students.