The orchestral season heats up this winter with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra's production of The Nutcracker on Friday and Saturday, December 14th and 15th (Friday at 7:30 PM and Saturday at 2:00 PM, Clay Center, Charleston, WV), "Something Old, Something Blue" on Saturday, January 12th (7:30 PM, Clay Center, Charleston, WV), and "My Harp Will Go On" on Saturday, February 23rd (2:00 and 7:30 PM, Saint Mark's United Methodist Church, Charleston, WV). The WVSO pops serie
Thank you to The Whole Musician for profiling me on the blog, asking me to share my earliest musical memory, my biggest musical influences, advice for the next generations, and how I physically and mentally prepare for peak performance.
My new solo album, returning to heights unseen from PARMA Recordings, continues to garner press and radio airplay!
My incredible teacher Walfrid Kujala reviewed my album for The National Flute Association's The Flutist Quarterly in a true career highlight:
"a phenomenal flutist"
"a terrific CD" The album also received a review in Flute Talk magazine's November issue. WTUL in New Orleans continues to be a friend to the album, recently programming Elainie Lillios's Sleep'
Composer Mathew Rosenblum's new album, Lament/Witches' Sabbath comes out from New Focus Recordings on Friday, November 9th featuring the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble's performance on his work Falling for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion, and electronics. Purchase the album from New Focus, Amazon, or Arkiv Music. I'm proud to be included in the recording of this large-scale commission and on another of Mathew's outstanding albums!
The Leviathan Trio will perform live on West Virginia Public Radio with host Matt Jackfert on Friday, November 9th from 1:15 - 2:00 PM sharing excerpts from our China concert by Joseph Dangerfield (Moon Phase), Linda Kernohan (When In Dreams I'm Thwarted), Luke Dahn (The Impeded Stream Is The One That Sings), and Ching-chu Hu (Just Breathe), in addition to music by J.S. Bach ("Siciliano" from Sonata in E-flat Major). Join the fun by live-streaming the broadcast from anywhere
Can't make it to China to hear Leviathan? We're bringing the music back home to Charleston, West Virginia for a performance on the Concerts @ St. John's Sunday, November 11th at 4:00 pm. Join us for a free one-hour concert and reception at St. John's Episcopal Church for highlights from our Chinese tour, including the American premieres of newly-commissioned works by Joseph Dangerfield (Moon Phase), Linda Kernohan (When In Dreams I'm Thwarted), Luke Dahn (The Impeded Stream I