Carla Copeland-Burns

Instructor* of Music


(919) 660-3300

Noted as a flexible and versatile player, flutist Carla Copeland-Burns currently performs with the Greensboro, North Carolina, and Salisbury Symphonies as well as the North Carolina Opera, Carolina Ballet, Blue Mountain, and with the performer-composer collective Forecast Music. She has been a guest artist-teacher at universities and conferences nationally and internationally, and a featured performer at National Flute Association Conventions. In summers she is on the faculty of the InterHarmony International Music Festival in Italy and Germany. Carla is a Yamaha Performing Artist.


  • D.M.A. 2014, University of Cincinnati
  • M.Mus. 1988, New England Conservatory of Music
  • B.Mus. 1985, Florida State University