Paul Fried is currently living in Los Angeles, and is regarded as one of America's foremost flutists. He is Solo Flutist of one of California's great new orchestra's, the New West Symphony. In addition to his live work, Fried teachs privately and gives concerts and masterclasses around the world. Paul Fried was recently appointed as Artist for the renowned Haynes Flute Co. Of Boston MA., the oldest American Flute maker. He was invited to China in August 2004, to perform as the featured American Flutist of the 1st China Flute Festival and Competition in Shenyang China. In addition he gave a masterclass in Beijing China.