Lars Johannesson
Baroque Flute
Lars Johannesson, flutist, grew up in a Swedish family and has lived in Liberia, Sweden, Holland and the United States. Lars studied modern and baroque flute at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, Holland. His teachers include Tim Day, Wilbert Hazelzet and Stephen Schultz.

Now residing in California, he freelances in the Santa Cruz and San Francisco Bay areas, performing with a variety of orchestras and chamber ensembles on both modern and period flutes. In addition, Lars loves playing Irish and Swedish folk music as a diversion from the "classical" repertoire. Lars has recorded for numerous CD releases, including many on the Gourd Music label as well as collaborations with Linda Burman-Hall at University of California, Santa Cruz.