Hello Internet! Here are some quick updates: I'm playing flute in Comfort Women, starting July 31st. Summer in Michigan is wonderful. I learned a lot from auditioning for the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Here's a video from Kleio Music, Fringes on April 29th: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iD9w8vxnntQ
I sat down with composer/bassist Chris Van Voorst Van Beest recently to go over some of the extended techniques for the flute. Chris asked me a lot about the percussive sounds available to flutist, and in the spirit of sharing, here some of the things we talked about. Most percussive sounds will only sound in … Continue reading Percussive Sounds
There are a few new things about my site, most obviously, it looks different. I was playing in internet/editing land and came upon a new look that lets me do more things that I want to with my site, so I took a leap and changed it all. There might be some things missing, or … Continue reading Updates and Announcements
This month (and year so far) I’ve been focusing on practicing, building consistent practice habits, finding exercises and a routine that keeps me at the top of my game technically, and also creatively. To that end, I’ve been playing Berio’s Sequenza I for solo flute. I find it extremely valuable to do some research about … Continue reading Luciano Berio
I'm really excited to announce I'll be doing a recital in Dearborn, MI at the First Presbyterian Church of Dearborn. The recital is an exploration of the 20th century flute repertoire with works representative of some of the major music styles and ways to think about music. I'll be joined by Melissa Coppola on the … Continue reading Recital Announcement!