Elizabeth Anderton Lunsford

The Jack and Sing Boddie Chair

The Jean Dunn Williams Chair

Elizabeth Lunsford has been a member of the North Carolina Symphony since the 1988-89 season. She joined the orchestra after performing with the Virginia Symphony and Virginia Opera. Ms. Lunsford has also been a member of the Charleston Symphony and the Orchestra of the American Institute of Musical Studies in Graz, Austria.

Lunsford is a graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, where she earned her Master of Music degree and studied with Bernard Goldberg, principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony. She received her Bachelor of Music degree from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she studied with James Pappoutsakis, a flutist with the Boston Symphony.

As a chamber musician and recitalist, she has performed with the Norfolk Consort, the Charleston Symphony Chamber players and the Charleston Woodwind Quintet Queen Street Playhouse Series. As a teacher, she has worked with Young Audiences of Virginia, Inc. and the Governor’s Magnet School for the Arts.

Lunsford’s interests are many and varied. She enjoys traveling with her family, gardening, cooking, skiing, mountain hiking and enjoying time with her two daughters, Erin and Mary.