Press Archives

The FluteView March 2014

GRAMMY Nomination for Traveling Sonata:
Wall Street Journal

Forbes Magazine

San Francisco Chronicle

Interview:  Music Set Her Free

Interview: We Blog The World

Critics Pick:  Sacramento Bee

Profile:  Stockton Record 

TEDxBerkeley write-up:  We Blog The World

Story:  Half Moon Bay Review

Profile:  San Jose Mercury News

Interview: Tokafi (Germany)

Interview:  Brazil

Interview:  Manaus, Brazil

Concert Preview:  Bangkok Post, Bankok, Thailand

Concert Announcement:  Bangkok Post


As seen in:

Latina Style Cover with Viviana Guzman


Technical dexterity, charismatic virtuosity, a concert by flutist Guzman cannot so much be defined as a concert for the ears, but more so as a symphony for the heart.”  
Pacifica Tribune

Viviana Guzmán delivered a voluptuous performance for the San Jose Chamber Orchestra.” 
San Jose Metro

Guzmán improvised freely and very poetically.”  Bay Area Reporter

The Music of Passion: from Tango to Flamenco” was from beginning to end, alluring, exotic, an auditory balm.  Guzman on flute stretches the soul and never leaves the memory. ”  Pacifica Tribune

“The ‘Music of Passion: from Tango to Flamenco’ was a stellar performance. Viviana Guzman is a rare talent.  She needs to be heard.”  
The Stanford Daily

Wow, wow and triple wow! A magical night it was in Berkeley . . . and the flute selections!  Now that was truly an evening of talent, beauty, entertainment and fun.”  
Kenneth Logan WALX Radio, Berkeley,  CA

Viviana Guzmán gave a stellar performance not only aweing the crowd with her sublime musical talent, but also with the sensitivity and mastery in which she expressed the beauty of so many diverse cultures from around the world.” Beverly Hills Outlook

Your music is celestial!”  Isabel Allende

I love your music, it’s truly beautiful!”  Kate Winslet

Very nice performance. You are a wonderful musician.”  Esther Williams

“A very gifted artist; I am enjoying your album very much. ”  Sydney Pollack

Alternately mournful and playful, the inspired and passionate flute playing of Viviana Guzmán highlights one of the best albums of 1997. The music is sensual and earthy, a journey through the wilderness.Throughout, “Planet Flute” is a triumph of the skill and adventurous spirit of Guzmán and her ensemble. The album is unique and memorable.” River Cities Reader

Planet Flute’s unique blend of instrumentation and styles should delight World and New Age music fans alike.”  Crossroads Magazine

An extraordinary technique and great musicality … Viviana Guzmán showed remarkable precision.”  El Mercurio, Santiago Chile

A remarkable talent and great musicality … an exceptionally equipped flutist and a superb performer.”  Jean-Pierre Rampal

An outstanding talent … Ms. Guzmán displays an excellent command of her instrument; she brings warmth, excitement and vitality to everything she performs. Her performance style is distinctive, with a tasteful Latin flair.” 
 Julius Baker

I have had the pleasure of auditioning the flautist Viviana Guzmán earlier this year in New York. She is a first-class musician.”  Sir Georg Solti

Viviana Guzmán presented a winning performance of Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 1. Her tone is of a particularly dark, rich color.”  Beloit Daily News

Ms. Guzmán proved to be a consummate artist. Technically flawless, she played with a bright tone. It was a tone that was as warm and vibrant in the low register as it was clear and silvery in the upper.”  Janesville Daily Gazette

Especially fine playing by flutist Viviana Guzmán.”  The Aspen Times

She is a bright young flutist…a delightful musician.”  Bonnie Grice, KUSC-LA Radio