Paul Nagem has been principal flute for the Colorado Springs Symphony and the Colorado Springs Philharmonic since 1994. A native of San Diego, he studied flute there with Damian Bursill-Hall, then principal flute of the San Diego Symphony and now with the Pittsburgh Symphony. He received his Bachelors Degree from the New England Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Lois Schaefer of the Boston Symphony.
Mr. Nagem is the instructor of flute at Colorado College. He has performed with the San Diego Symphony, the Colorado Symphony and the Singapore Symphony. Mr. Nagem plays Straubinger flutes. He was appointed a core member of the Colorado Chamber Players in 2005.