Saturday, November 3, 2012 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pmBliss Hall, Youngstown State University
Elizabeth Buck, FluteSpecial Guest Artist
The Flute Festival registration begins at 8:30 am. The day will include a full recital, two-hour masterclass, and lecture with Elizabeth Buck, Professor of Flute at Arizona State University. A junior-high masterclass will be offered as well as the popular flute ensemble reading sessions. The lunchtime concert will feature local ensembles and there will be a flute choir concert featuring the Dana Flute Ensemble and other area flute choirs. Exhibitors from around the country (Volkwein’s, Flute Specialists, Royalton Music, Motter’s Music) will have booths offering flutes, music, and flute-related items for sale throughout the day. Whether you are a flutist of any age or perhaps just a flute-enthusiast, the 20th Dana Flute Festival promises a fun day not to be missed!
For more information, contact Dr. Kathryn Thomas Umble at the Dana School of Music: 330-941-1831 or email kaumble AT ysu DOT edu. Please mail-in registration form below. Parking for a fee will be available in the Wick parking deck (M-1) directly south of Bliss Hall. The Dana Flute Festival is sponsored by Volkwein’s, the Friends of Music, the Dana School of Music, and Youngtown State University’s College of Fine and Performing Arts.
$16 preregistered or $20 at the doorAll ages and levels welcome!For information call (330) 941-1831Registration Form (Acrobat) | Registration Form (HTML)
Schedule of Events
8:30 – 9:00
9:00 – 4:00
9:00 – 9:30
Flute Ensemble Concert, Recital Hall
9:45 – 10:45
"Phrasing and Musicality" Workshop with Kathryn Thomas Umble, Rm 3026
9:45 – 10:10
Techniques and Show Tunes Reading Session, Rm 3139
10:20 – 10:50
Beginners Flute Ensemble Reading Session, Rm 2326
11:00 – 11:45
Inter/Adv Flute Ensemble Reading Session, Rm 2326
11:15 – 11:45
Chamber Ensemble Concert, Rm 3026
12:00 - 1:00
Guest Artist Recital, Elizabeth Buck, flute, Recital Hall
1:00 – 1:30
Flute Class for All with Elizabeth Buck, Recital Hall
1:30 – 3:30
Elizabeth Buck Masterclass, Recital Hall
1:45 – 2:15
Junior High Masterclass, Rm 2326
3:30 – 4:00
Visit the Exhibits!
About the Artists
Elizabeth Buck is Associate Professor of Flute at Arizona State University. She spent 2005-06 as Visiting Associate Professor at Indiana University (Bloomington). Prior to joining the faculty at ASU, Dr. Buck performed with the Phoenix Symphony Orchestra as Principal Flute (1994-2003). During her tenure as Principal Flute, Dr. Buck performed as concerto soloist with the Phoenix Symphony on numerous occasions, appearing on Classics evening concert series as well as the Phoenix Symphony Chamber Orchestra concert series.
Previous orchestral positions include Principal Flute with the Houston Grand Opera and the Nova Philharmonia Portuguesa in Lisbon, Portugal as well as Principal appearances with the Arizona MusicFest Orchestra and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra. An active chamber musician in addition to orchestral performer, Dr. Buck is a member of the Manhattan Wind Quintet and performs regularly with the Arizona State University Faculty Woodwind Quintet. With the Manhattan Wind Quintet, Dr. Buck has recorded on Centaur Records, and has performed on such distinguished series as the Frick Collection in Washington, DC, the Dame Myra Hess Series in Chicago, and the Da Camera Series in Houston, TX.
With the Buck/Thiele Duo, Dr. Buck has recorded Sonatas for Flute and Harp and has appeared in recital at the National Flute Association Convention in Pittsburgh, PA. As a recitalist and master class clinician, Dr. Buck has performed for the Arizona Flute Society, the National Flute Association Conventions in Phoenix and Pittsburgh, Bowling Green State University, Butler University, Indiana University, Ithaca College, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Northern Arizona University, Penn State Erie, Rice University, SUNY- Fredonia, SUNY-Stony Brook, Texas Tech University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Internationally, she has given masterclasses and guest recitals at Yonsei University (Seoul), Dankuk University (Seoul), Seoul International Summer Music Festival, and in Gwangju, Korea. Among her distinctions and awards, Dr. Buck has won the New York Arts Club Competition, the New York Flute Club Competition, and the Juilliard School Concerto Competition. She has also participated in the Brevard Music Center Festival, Indiana University Summer Music Festival, Grand Teton Music Festival, the Sarasota Music Festival, and the Banff Centre Summer Music.
She holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from Rice University as well as Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from The Juilliard School. Dr. Buck is both an active and life member of the National Flute Association and the Arizona Flute Society. In her spare time, Dr. Buck enjoys cooking, organic gardening, hiking and reading.
Kathryn Thomas Umble, Festival Coordinator, is Associate Professor of Flute at Youngstown State University and has served on the faculties of Bowling Green State University and Grove City College. Dr. Umble holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Bowling Green State University, and Michigan State University and was awarded the Prix d'excellence for Outstanding Musicianship from the Fontainebleau School of Music, France, which she attended on full scholarship.
In addition to performing principal flute with the Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, Umble holds the piccolo position with the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and has performed principal flute with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra and the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. She has presented recitals in Europe and throughout the United States, including venues such as Alice Tully Hall and Symphony Space, New York, and the Milhaud Society at the Cleveland Institute of Music with members of the Cleveland Orchestra. Among recent performances, Kathryn Umble was featured guest artist of the Pittsburgh Flute Club, concerto soloist with Warren Philharmonic Orchestra, guest artist in recital with the Aurista Ensemble in New York City, winner of the 2009 Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Auditions Competition, and she performed in recital at the 2011 National Flute Association Convention in Charlotte, NC. Umble is a founding member of Duo Allant, a flute and guitar ensemble - duoallant.com
Dr. Umble has also served as a National Flute Association competition judge and flute pedagogy panel member. She conducted the Dana Flute Ensemble in a full concert performance at the 2005 OMEA Conference and the 2006 and 2009 National Flute Association Conventions.
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