Christie Glaser graduated from Syracuse University with a BA in Music with Performance Honors and Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at Calstate Long Beach with a Masters in Flute Performance where she studied with John Barcellona, Rena Urso, and Benjamin Smolen.
After graduating, Ms. Glaser has assisted in the music programs at John Adams Middle School, Lincoln Middle School, the Santa Monica High School Viking Marching Band, and the SMMUSD elementary schools. She is currently an Elementary Dream Winds Coach and is the Flute Instructor for Elemental Music's Elemental Band as well as the Flute Teaching Artist for their Bergmann Project.
Along with her teaching positions and maintaining her private teaching studio, she is an active musician in Los Angeles on flute and piccolo and has played with the American Youth Symphony, Santa Monica Symphony, SMC Symphony, Bellflower Symphony, Peninsula Symphony, and others. She also plays with the Los Angeles Flute Orchestra run by Emily and Peter Senchuk and other smaller chamber ensembles. She has performed in several masterclasses with renown flutists such as Carol Wincenc, Sarah Jackson, Heather Clark, Jasmine Choi, Dennis Bouriakov and Jim Walker. Christie is a member of the National Association For Music Education, Music Teacher’s Association of California- Santa Monica Bay Branch, National Flute Association, and the Los Angeles Flute Guild.