NEW YORK Presented by Artists' International Management as a winner of the New York Recital Debut Award, BYU flute professor April Clayton performed her Carnegie Hall Solo Recital Debut Jan. 11.
A native of Bountiful, Utah, she attended Oberlin College and Conservatory as a National Merit Scholar and completed her B.M. and M.M. degrees at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. At age 21, she was the youngest student ever admitted to the doctoral program at The Juilliard School. She received her doctor of music arts degree from Juilliard in May 2001.