Laurel Zucker is a Professor of Music at California State University in Sacramento since 1988. She has been the CSUS recipient of the President's Award for Creativity and Research, The School of Arts Award for Creativity, and numerous Travel Awards. As a recording artist Laurel has 60 CD releases on Cantilena Records, that are played regularly on NPR, Pandora, Spotify Radio etc. Laurel's compositions are regularly played on radio throughout the world.
Laurel has performed recitals and Concertos in the US, Canada, Europe, Russia. Laurel is a teacher, coach and performer at The Interharmony Music Festival in Italy and Germany. Laurel graduated from The Juilliard School. Her flute teachers were Paula Robison, Samuel Baron and Philip Dunigan.