Arturo Rodriguez is a flutist, composer, recording artist, and flute teacher based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from the Conservatory of Music at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. Rodriguez has performed in a variety of concert halls such as the Fillmore, Paramount Theatre, and the Sydney Opera House. He has studied with Gail Edwards, Maria Tamburrino, and Mathew Krejci, and has participated in master classes led by Jennifer Olson, Viviana Guzman, Monica Anthony, Ray Furuta, and Valerie Coleman.
He performs around the Bay Area with various orchestras and a variety of musical ensembles. His talents were included in various Undercover Presents events and albums, including Tribute to Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Green Day’s Dookie. He has also performed with artists such as The Dear Hunter, Diana Gameros, and Palette Swap Ninja.
His current projects include a 9-movement symphonic requiem called Requiem Sinfonica: a requiem without words, which is dedicated to the victims of the Ghost Ship fire and their families, a professional flute duo called the Etesian Duo with co-founder Alan Berquist, and premiering a Gay Men’s Wind Quintet in 2019. He currently serves as flute faculty with the Young Musicians Choral Orchestra in Berkeley and as a Flute Ambassador with the Awesöme Orchestra Collective led by David Möschler.