Annalese Lohr is a fourth year student at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance. Her primary teachers have been Amy Porter, Sharon Sparrow, and Kasey Martin. She has also studied with Jeffery Zook, Alexa Still, and Maria Castillo. She has performed in masterclasses with Amanda Blaikie, Hannah Hammel, Ransom Wilson, Christina Jennings, Nancy Stagnitta, Mark Sparks, and Judith Mendenhall. At the University of Michigan, she has performed with the University Symphony Orchestra, University Philharmonia Orchestra, University Concert Band, and the Contemporary Directions Ensemble. Within the ensembles, she has been a part of several United States and World Premier composition performances and has had the opportunity to work with many composers during her education. She performed Serenade for Flute, Harp and Strings by Howard Hansen with the University Symphony Orchestra in 2020. She received first prize in the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia’s Collegiate Artist competition, as well as second prize in the San Diego Flute Guild’s Collegiate Artist Competition in 2022. She was a student at Orford Virtual Music Academy from 2020-2022, studying with Paula Robison, Robert Langevin, Michael Cox, Demarre McGill, and Ransom Wilson.