George Pope is Solo and Principal Flutist of the Akron Symphony Orchestra and Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Akron in Ohio. He received degrees from the University of Tulsa and Northwestern University. Mr. Pope has given numerous recitals throughout the United States, and is a member of L'Etoile Woodwind Quintet, PROTEUS, the Alborada Chamber Ensemble, the Garth Newell Chamber Players in Hot Springs, Virginia, and the Appling Chamber Orchestra. He records for Opus One Records in New York City. Mr. Pope is also a dancer and choreographer and is presently at work on a series of dances performed to solo flute compositions.