Laurel Tempas | Flute
Laurel Tempas is the flute instructor at Lewis University and at several area junior high and senior high schools. She is principal flute of the Symphony of Oak Park and River Forest, and also performs with the Salt Creek Chamber Orchestra and the Wheaton Symphony. She is a former principal flute of the Wheaton Municipal Band.
Laurel has been an adjudicator for several area music contests, competitions and festivals. A graduate of Northwestern University, she studied flute and piccolo with Walfrid Kujala and received degrees in Music Education and Flute Performance.
Laurel and her husband are fervently involved in competitive amateur ballroom dancing. They recently have made finals in their dance categories at the USA Dance National Championships.