Dr. Jane Hoffman was a faculty member at Humboldt University in California for eight years, teaching flute, coaching chamber music and other courses. She has a Master's Degree from Cal State, Northridge and a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree from SUNY Stony Brook, NY.
She has traveled abroad to study in Nice, France, and performed in Mallorca, Spain. Dr.Hoffman has performed in the Miller Theater at Columbia University in Manhattan with the Contemporary Chamber Players, and was a fellow in the Sarasota Music Festival. She is a frequent performer all around Sarasota area. Has played with the Sarasota Opera for 4 seasons
For the past seven years she has been the Director of the Hecht School of Music at the Flanzer Jewish Community Center, Sarasota, Florida.
Thanks for sending your CD, I've really enjoyed listening to it - you sound fantastic with such a beautiful warm tone and oozing musicality. Kokopeli is so haunting, I must dig out the music for it and play it again - you've inspired me!" .
Bridget Douglas, principal flutist in New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
" Really well done. Your disc is beautiful! Great variety of music and beautifully played............people are really going to enjoy."
Gregg Moore, Eureka, Calif.musician , composer, arranger.
"Congratulations on creating such an enchanting piece of worlk! Your diligent practicer anc your insight, talent and expressive phrasing are very impressive and delightful". Dr. Mary Gruber, statistics Professor at Humboldt State University
"This self-produce CD is difficult to characterize due the great variety of material presented; The recording simply displayes Hoffman's rich tone and her mastery of great variety of styles ranging from jazz to folk music to new age to comtemporary concert music. This album shows a working professional who can cover all the bases and appleal to a wide auidence. She is definately "a crowd pleaser." Jerry Pritchard, editor and CD concert reviewer of Flute Network and emertis Professer of Flute at Cal State University at Riverside California.