Louna Dekker Vargas is a Franco-American artist who has performed in New York, Paris, Baltimore, Alaska, Texas, Arizona, Iowa, New Jersey and North Carolina, floating skillfully from classical repertoire to Broadway theater productions to experimental jazz projects. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Peabody Conservatory and prizes for her chamber music projects and inventive programming for communities. She has received further professional training from her mentor Vincent Lucas, principal flutist of Orchestre de Paris. Louna has been been awarded artist residencies worlwide, and is currently in residence at Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. She has made recent guest appearances with the New Jersey Festival Orchestra and the International Contemporary Ensemble. Starting in June 2023, she will be the Lead Artist in Residence of The Chamber of Music, a non-profit dedicated to producing world class chamber music concerts, pedagogical events such as masterclasses and lectures, and social events around music such as speed dating concerts. She is also the producer and creator of the interview series The Musician’s Craft, launching this spring on YouTube.