West Chester’s Wells School of Music Presents

Concert is Free and Open to the Public on Monday, April 29 at 8:15 p.m.Flute Ensemble April 29

WEST CHESTER, Pa. ­­— West Chester University’s Trilovati Flute Ensemble will perform on Monday, April 29 at 8:15 p.m. in the Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Swope Music Building and Performing Arts Center, 817 S. High Street, West Chester. The concert is FREE and open to the public.

On the program for the concert is Energico! by Howard J. Buss, Zefiro Delicato by Gary Shocker, and Petite Suite by Claude Debussy for flute ensemble. The students will also perform in smaller ensembles on pieces by Shulmat Ran, Claude Debussy, Nicole Chamberlain and WCU student composer, Tyler Hoffman.

Under the direction of Kimberly Reighley, Professor of Flute, the WCU Flute Ensemble is open to all flutists in West Chester’s Wells School of Music. The ensemble performs works from the standard flute choir repertoire as well as pieces by contemporary composers. Students are encouraged to perform on all instruments in the flute family including piccolo, flute, alto flute, bass flute and contrabass flute. They gain experience working on tone quality, technique, ensemble blending and intonation. The ensemble also travels to perform and attend conventions, including most recently, the Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention held Reston, Virginia, from February 16 – 17, 2019.  

Each year the ensemble performs at the Flute Fair, co-hosted by West Chester University’s Flute Ensemble in conjunction with the Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia. The one-day event draws over 100 flutists from the region and hosts 4 separate solo competitions as well as masterclasses, workshops and performances. The 2020 Flute Fair is slated for Saturday March 7, 2020, with guest artists ZAWA!, a very dynamic and nationally renowned flute duo.

About West Chester University’s Wells School of Music
West Chester University’s Wells School of Music offers students an outstanding opportunity in concentrated performance and musicianship through its educational centerpiece — the Applied Music Department. The School’s superior performance and practice venues include 22 new Steinways, Skinner organ, tech lab, Roland piano lab, and more. Students study with renowned faculty who have dual careers as dedicated educators and professional musicians. Faculty provide private lessons for all music students and are the directors for numerous student ensembles. The School supports a wide variety of performance degrees, including a Bachelor of Music in Performance, as well as a Master of Music in Performance. Graduates pursue successful careers at major institutions and teach music education at home and abroad.

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