Laurel Tempas | Flute
Laurel Tempas is the flute instructor at Lewis University. She attended Northwestern
University and received degrees in Music Education and Flute Performance.
She was a student of Walfrid Kujala, retired piccolo for the Chicago Symphony
Laurel performs with several orchestras in the Chicago area. She has played Second Flute with the Symphony of Oak Park River Forest since 1993. She is also a member of the Salt Creek Sinfonietta, a chamber orchestra, and Wind Harmonies chamber ensemble.
Besides her flute studio at Lewis, Laurel also teaches in several area high schools in Lockport, Downers Grove, and Westmont. She is also a judge for high school IMEA auditions and solo contests.
Laurel and her husband Bob share a love of music. He sings tenor with the Illinois District champion quartet BY POPULAR DEMAND and with the 2001 International Champion New Tradition Chorus of Northbrook, Illinois. Laurel and Bob reside in Hinsdale.