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.