Alma Coefman

 

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Alma Coefman has performed and taught the flute in Argentina, Italy, Japan, Canada, and  in the US. She has served on the faculties of the Collegium Musicum of Buenos Aires, the Juan José Castro Conservatory (Buenos Aires), and the Alberta College Conservatory (Canada).

     As a soloist, Coefman performed with the Camerata Accademica di Padova (Italy), the Cardenal Newman Orchestra (Argentina), the Tsukuba City Orchestra (Japan) and the Concordia Symphony Orchestra (Edmonton, Canada). She was a member of Argentina’s National Radio Youth Orchestra, the Orchestra of the Catholic University, the Cardenal Newman Orchestra, and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires (Colón Theatre)

     Coefman has played in numerous chamber music concerts, and has been member of several music ensembles devoted to the diffusion of Argentinean and Latin-American music, such as Nuevos Aires (Tango fusion), Maíz (Latin-American folk), Tango Gotán (Tango), and Aires del Sur (Guitar & flute duo). 

     Currently, Coefman continues performing and teaching the flute in North Carolina, where she integrates music with her interests in literature and Latin-American culture.