Beth Elardo

BW Community Arts School

Beth Elardo has taught flute at the BW Community Arts School for the past 26 years. She has over thirty years of experience teaching the flute to students of all ages, and enjoys teaching at all levels including adults. Beth Elardo also teaches Flute Ensemble in the Baldwin Wallace Community Arts School in the summer months. Her students perform in a recital at the end of the Flute Ensemble Experience. She has been Section Leader for BW’s summer Band Camp. Students are taught flute emphasizing a full resonant tone and attention to skill building in technique, rhythm, and musicianship.

Ms. Elardo received her Bachelor of Music Education from Baldwin-Wallace College and furthered her studies in the Graduate Music Education and Music Therapy Program at Cleveland State University. Her teachers included Maurice Sharp (former principal flutist of the Cleveland Orchestra for over 50 years), William Hebert (former piccolo with the Cleveland Orchestra), and Deidre McGuire (former principal flutist of the Cleveland Opera and Ballet). Ms. Elardo is a frequent solo and chamber music performer at several local churches. She currently teaches music in the Cleveland Municipal School District.