Warm-ups and Technique Workshop in Chicago

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Thank you to Dr. Jennifer Wilhelms for the invitation to work with your talented flute studio!

The workshop will open with our performance together of the first movement from Telemann's Sonata in A Major for Two Flutes. Next, we'll focus on long tone warm-ups, flexibility exercises, arpeggio vocalises, tunes in various keys, and technical finger exercises.

Gain inspiration to improve your practice sessions in the New Year!  

Source: https://jenniferwilhelms.com/calendar-2018...

Symphony of Southeast Texas


I look forward to joining the SOST on 3rd flute and piccolo for their "Home for the Holidays" Concert on Sunday, December 3 at 3pm in the historic Julie Rogers Theatre in downtown Beaumont. 

It's always a fun concert! Grab your tickets while you can! 

Source: http://www.sost.org

Sounds of Sharing: Beaumont Public Library

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We are happy to return to the R.C. Miller Branch of the Beaumont Public Library for a free community chamber music performance on Thursday, November 30 at 6pm! 

Harpist Charlotte Mizener, clarinetist Gary Mizener, flutist Jennifer Shannon, the LU Flute Ensemble, and I will perform solos, trios, and large ensembles composed by Eric Ewazen, J. Haydn, G.B. Martini, Ricky Lombardo, Shostakovich, and Telemann. Our program will conclude with a holiday medley.

Come join us for "Sounds of Sharing"!

Lakeshore Rush at the Merit School of Music

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Lakeshore Rush announces its fourth season, which will open on Friday, November 3, 8pm at the Merit School of Music's Gottlieb Hall. Chamber works for flute, clarinet, cello, and piano by Debussy, Dutilleux, Grier, and Muczynski. 

Other performances this season will take place at Roosevelt University's Ganz Hall and the Fine Arts Building, among others. We are thrilled to collaborate with the Chicago Composers' Consortium, which will include a score competition. More information can be found at: C3 Call for Scores.

Stay tuned for more event details soon, additional performances, and announcements about our featured guest artists!

National Flute Association Convention

I will perform Yuko Uebayashi's Le Vent à Travers Les Ruines in memory of flutist Robin Fellows at the 2017 NFA Convention in Minneapolis, MN on Friday, August 11 at 2:30pm in Grand Ballroom A at the Convention Center.

Please join me at this important concert in tribute to those we have lost. 



Source: http://www.nfaonline.org/Annual-Convention...

KVLU's Behind the Music

I'll be joining host Joe Elwell in the 91.3 KVLU studio again to record a Behind the Music show on the always interesting "Pierrot Plus Percussion Repertoire".

The show aired on Sunday, August 20 at 12pm and opened with the live recording of Lakeshore Rush performing Radiohead's Videotape (arr. Dane Crozier)!

Source: http://www.kvlu.org/behind-the-music/

First Congregational Church: Charlevoix, MI

I'm looking forward to joining pianist Don Neidert in performing special music selections in the Sunday, July 23, 10:30am Sanctuary Service at Charlevoix’s First Congregational Church. Works will include Jacques Larocque's arrangement of Claude Debussy's Beau Soir and the second movement of Francis Poulenc's Sonata for flute and piano

Benjamin and I were married in the same church in 2005 and it's always fun to go back for a visit!

Lakeshore Rush Live at PianoForte Studios

Lakeshore Rush will return to PianoForte Studios for a performance on Friday, June 2, 2017 at 8pm.

Program will include works by Mason Bates, Max Bruch, Pierre Jalbert, Marc Mellits, Astor Piazzolla, Arvo Pärt, Steve Reich, and Bill Ryan.

We hope you can support us in person or stream our performance live! 

Ravenswood Community Orchestra - Concertino Performance

I'm excited to perform award-winning Chicago-based composer Lita Grier's Renascence concertino with the Ravenswood Community Orchestra at Chicago's DANK Haus on Saturday, May 20 at 7:30pm. Other works on this all-American program will include Samuel Barber's Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Aaron Copland's Rodeo, and a premiere of Kelsey Green's Meditation by Tangleweed.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.dankhaus.com. 

Source: https://www.dankhaus.com/event-2538917

Women in Music Lecture-Performance

I look forward to giving a lecture-performance for Tau Beta Sigma's Women in Music Speaker Series at Lamar University on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30pm in the Wiley Rehearsal Hall.  

Lakeshore Rush at Merit School of Music

Lakeshore Rush is excited to return to the Merit School of Music in Chicago for a performance on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 11:50am in Gottlieb Hall.

Program will include works by Max Bruch, Pierre Jalbert, Marc Mellits, Astor Piazzolla, and Bill Ryan.

Lamar University Faculty Recital

I am looking forward to collaborating with pianist Dr. Sujung Cho on my first Lamar University faculty recital on Tuesday, January 31 at 7:30pm in Rothwell Recital Hall.

Works will include Eric Ewazen's Sonata No. 1, Vivian Fine's Emily's Images, Philippe Gaubert's Nocturne et Allegro Scherzando, Yuko Uebayashi's Le Vent a Travers Les Ruines, and Charles-Marie Widor's Suite, op. 34.

Hope to see you there!

Source: http://events.lamar.edu/2017/01/faculty-re...

Lakeshore Rush - Jalbert Premiere

Come hear Lakeshore Rush perform the 2nd concert of their 3rd Season in the Fine Arts Building, Suite 825 on Sunday, December 18 at 4pm.

Works will include:

Max Bruch - Eight Pieces for clarinet, viola (cello), and piano
Heitor Villa-Lobos - The Jet Whistle
Steve Reich - Nagoya Marimbas
Marc Mellits - Tight Sweater
Bill Ryan - Blurred
Pierre Jalbert - Triple Set (Chicago premiere)

FREE CONCERT. Donations gladly accepted!

Chamber Music at the R. C. Miller Memorial Library

Please join me, harpist Dr. Charlotte Mizener, flutist Jennifer Shannon, and the Lamar University Flute Ensemble for an entertaining evening of chamber music at the R. C. Miller Memorial Library on Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 6pm.

Works performed will include Hector Berlioz's Trio for two flutes and harp, Georges Bizet's Entr'acte, Catherine McMichael's A Gaelic Offering, Claude Debussy's Clair de Lune, and Yuko Uebayashi's Le Vent a Travers Les Ruines, as well as other works for flute and harp solo. 

Reception to follow!

Source: http://beaumonttexas.gov/departments/libra...

National Flute Association Convention

I'm looking forward to performing twice at this year's NFA Convention in San Diego, California. On Friday, August 12 at 9am, I will perform Stephen Dembski's Gists and Piths with baroque flutist Mi-Li Chang, and on Saturday, August 13 at 12:30pm cellist Christopher Ferrer and I will perform Heitor Villa-Lobos' The Jet Whistle.

I can't wait to share these great pieces with my fellow flutists, and to reconnect with all my flute friends from around the country! 

Source: http://www.nfaonline.org/Annual-Convention...