Sue Gillio , flute ...
Sue Gillio, an Oglesby native, is a graduate of LaSalle-Peru High School.
She is Co-owner of OPUS 111, director of the flute program, instructor of flute and director of the Illinois Valley Flute Choir.
attended Western Illinois University
and received a Bachelor of Arts (Magna Cum Laude) and Master of Arts with emphasis in flute performance where she
studied with Gerald Carey.
has performed in masterclasses of Alexander Murray, Eric Hoover, Robin Fellows, Wissam Boustany and attended the Trevor Wye Residential Masterclass in New London, Connecticut.
Internationally, Ms. Gillio
traveled to Italy (1998,2004) as part of the Rome Festival Orchestra, Opera and Ballet.
She is currently on faculty at Illinois Valley Community College and Sauk Valley Community College.
She is a frequent adjudicator at IMEA, IHSA Solo/Ensemble Contest, Rockford Young Artists Competition, Chicago Flute Club Competition and other local festivals.
was a guest clinician at the Western Illinois University
"Living Legacy" tribute to Gerald Carey (2006) presenting a lecture on "Developing a Successful Music Studio".
She is a member of the Illinois Valley Symphony Board, Chicago Flute Club, Rockford Flute Club and National Flute Association where she has performed for the National Conventions in Columbus, OH (2000) and Dallas, TX (2001) and served as the 2006 Co-General Director of the Maud Powell Music Festival.
In 1999, she
founded the Annual IVCC Summer Flute Retreat
, teaching with her
former WIU instructor, Gerald Carey.
Additionally, she is on the faculty of the Summer Flute Camp at Westminster Choir Conservatory in Princeton, New Jersey.