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Anatolia Evarkiou-Kaku

Anatolia Evakiou-Kaku
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Performers Certificate (in progress) DePaul University

MM DePaul University

BA Pomona College


Anatolia Maya Evarkiou-Kaku is a Chicago-based flutist and teacher. Beyond her engagements with 5th Wave Collective, Anatolia has performed with organizations such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Civic Orchestra of Chicago, Oistrahk Symphony of Chicago, Windy City Opera, and La Jolla Music Society. As a DePaul Community Music Division Teaching Artist, she coaches flutists of all levels across several Chicago Public Schools. In addition to teaching at public schools, Anatolia has taught at The People’s Music School and Logos Christian Academy while maintaining a small private studio.

An advocate of liberal arts education, Anatolia completed a Bachelor of Arts at Pomona College where she studied Music and Economics and was awarded the William F. Russell and William G. Blanchard Prizes. Thereafter, she earned a Masters of Music from DePaul University School of Music with Distinction and is currently pursuing a post-Masters graduate certificate with Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson. Anatolia’s other primary teachers include Jennifer Gunn, Catherine Ransom Karoly, Rachel Rudich, and Mark Sparks.