Flutist Gina Luciani has a diverse career in music that includes recording for top film and television soundtracks and main stage live performances. Most recently, Gina was the flute soloist on 6 time Oscar-Nominated Film, Minari, including Best Original Score and Best Picture Nominations. She was a member of the band for Kanye West's Sunday Service including at the Coachella Music Festival and has also performed alongside legendary artists such as Ariana Grande, Carrie Underwood, Billy Idol, Julia Michaels, Chance The Rapper, DMX, Hanson, Hans Zimmer, John Williams, Josh Groban, Michael Giacchino, Pentatonix, Pete Townshend (The Who), Ty Dolla $ign and ”Weird Al" Yankovic.
Gina has recorded on many projects including Emmy-nominated soundtracks Planet Earth II, Chef’s Table and Penny Dreadful. She was the flute soloist on Cobra Kai, Locke & Key, Maniac, The White Tiger, and League of Legends. Her other credits include Lady And The Tramp, The Simpsons, The Nun, Straight Outta Compton, The Romanoffs, The Voice, Under the Silver Lake, The Middle and Halo Wars 2. She performed with the Wu-Tang Clan at the Coachella Music Festival and was the featured flute soloist on "Land Down Under" with Colin Hay of Men At Work for ABC’s nationally televised Greatest Hits.
In addition to her session work, Gina has performed as a soloist with the Colburn Chamber Music Society, Colburn Contemporary Players, Utah Valley Symphony, Long Beach Mozart Festival and the Salt Lake Symphony. Recently, she was a guest artist for the Grand Performances Concert Series, San Diego Guitar Festival, the National Flute Association Convention, and the “Sundays Live Series” at LACMA which was broadcast on KUSC. She performs with many ensembles throughout Southern California including The Echo Society, the Hollywood Chamber Orchestra and the American Contemporary Ballet.
Gina has released two albums. Her debut flute album (2016) features works by Rhenè Baton, Georges Bizet, Eugène Bozza, Ian Clarke, Benjamin Godard, Georges Hüe, Lowell Liebermann and Astor Piazzolla. The album includes flute classics, original arrangements, and rare flute works.
Gina received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Flute Performance from the Colburn Conservatory of Music and her Master of Music Degree from USC, both under the instruction of Jim Walker. She travels to top schools and universities throughout the country including Berklee School of Music, Colburn Conservatory of Music, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Orange County School of the Arts, Texas A&M, University of California Los Angeles, University of California Irvine, University of North Carolina School of The Arts and the University of Southern California as well as the NPR radio program, From The Top. Her masterclasses and recitals are sought after, as well as lectures on Music Technology, Branding, Social Media, Entrepreneurship, and Networking.
She is on the Alumni Advisory Council for USC's Thornton School of Music and has served on the Board of Governors for the University while being nominated to the Executive Committee as the Co-Chair for Student Outreach. Gina is an Avid Artist and was the face of Avid's "I Am Avid" campaign and is also a Global Ambassador and International Artist for Trevor James Flutes.