Diana Charos-Reilly joined the faculty of Westminster Conservatory in 2006. A proud alumnus of the New Jersey Youth Symphony, Ms. Reilly joined the teaching staff in 1993 as ensemble director for the Orchestral Winds Training Program and founded both the Flute Choir and Flute Forum in 1998. Ms. Reilly made her conducting debut in 2004 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, NJPAC, and performed in Carnegie Hall under Maestro Paul Hostetter in 2005. In September 2005 she joined the music faculty at Rutgers Preparatory School in New Jersey.
Ms. Charos Reilly was the private flute instructor and master class coach at the Kent Place School in Summit Kent Place as well. In 1994 she was appointed flute instructor at the Skidmore Summer Flute Institute at Skidmore College in New York. Ms. Reilly is a graduate of the Julliard pre-college division where she was a student of Brad Garner. She holds a bachelor of music degree from the Hartt School of Music where she studied under John Wion from the New York City Opera. She continued her graduate studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Additionally, Ms. Reilly furthered her training at Ithaca College and Oberlin. She has recorded numerous CDs including “Jack the Ripper,” “Sleeping Beauty” and “Rapunzel,” which premiered in 1999 at the Paper Mill Playhouse with the musical theater company “The Enchanted Players.”