Kleio Music is having it's first concert in NYC! The New York debut, Fringes, focuses on American Music. The program ranges from sacred music descended from the very first American hymns to boundary-breaking female composers, genre-bending innovators from the 20th and 21st centuries, and composers who explored the outer edges of musical thought. Fringes features three vibrant, virtuosic musicians: … Continue reading Kleio Music: Fringes
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
Why hello internet, it's been a while, I'm glad you're still here. I'll try to keep in touch better in the coming year. First new recording: Shame for speaking alto flutist by Jesse Diener-Bennett Second, some reflection on the new year. As I was thinking about 2015, I was also (inevitably) thinking about 2014, and … Continue reading Happy New Year!