As a soloist and a chamber performer, Dr. Nicolás Real was founder member of Miquirebo-Flute Quartet of Venezuela, National Flute Orchestra of Venezuela, and The Real-Peña Duo (Flute and Piano Duet), with which he performed recitals, recorded CD’s, and toured in Venezuela and overseas. Dr. Real has also engaged with a variety of musical projects and ensembles in USA, Germany, South Korea, Switzerland, Japan, Spain, France, South Korea, Brazil, Colombia, Panamá, Mexico, Trinidad, Barbados, and Chile. Moreover, in 2002, Dr. Real won the "Concerto Aria Competition" at Central Michigan University, and the “Performers Competition” at The National Flute Convention, Washington DC.


Dr. Nicolás Real


Flutist, teacher, composer, and conductor with a career in the Classical and Latin American genres. Nicolás Real holds a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)-Flute Performance and Composition degree from Temple University in Philadelphia, a Master of Music-Flute Performance degree from Central Michigan University, and a Bachelor of Music-Flute Performance degree from the University Institute of Musical Studies (IUDEM) in Venezuela. Dr. Real begun his career in the National System of Youth Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela “El Sistema”, where he was a flutist of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra and Flute Teacher at the Latin American Flute Academy. Additionally, Dr. Real is also a former Flute Teacher of the University of Los Andes in Mérida, and the National University of the Arts (UNEARTE) in Caracas, Venezuela.




“Flute Festival” - Guest Artist Concert

Central Michigan University. October, 2018

Sonata for Flute and Piano by J. Feld - III. Allegro Vivace

Dr. Nicolás Real, flute - Dr. Zhao Wang, piano

As a composer, his works for flute and chamber instruments have been performed by chamber ensembles in Venezuela and in USA such as The Massachusetts Flute Choir, The Crescent Duo (Flute and Clarinet Duo), The National Flute Orchestra of Venezuela, Miquirebo-Flute Quartet of Venezuela, and The Merrimack Valley Flute Choir. As a conductor, he has embarked both academic and popular repertoire with a variety of symphony orchestras and chamber ensembles in Venezuela, Colombia, and USA. In 2004, Dr. Real released his first solo CD “Nicolás Real-Music from Eastern Venezuela”, in which he depicts the traditional music genres of the eastern region of Venezuela. In 2011, Dr. Real premiered his “Concerto for Flute, String Orchestra, and Percussion” at the International Flute and Piccolo Festival in Caracas, Venezuela. Currently, Dr. Nicolás Real is the Principal Flute at the Florida Lakes Symphony Orchestra, Flutist at the Venice Symphony, and the Founder of The Real Flute Studio, a new flute lesson program tailored to all student levels.