John Barcellona is the Director of Woodwind Studies and Professor of Flute at CSULB and flutist with the internationally acclaimed Westwood Wind Quintet (recordings on Columbia, Crystal, and WIM[disambiguation needed]).
He is currently on the Board of Directors for the National Flute Association. His solo album, Is This The Way To Carnegie Hall (with Calvin Smith, horn) was nominated to the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences for a Grammy award.
He received his B.M. from Hartt School of Music, his M.A. from CSULB and D.M.A. from USC. His principle teachers were Harold Bennett, Carl Bergner, Roger Stevens[disambiguation needed], and John Wummer.