Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Flute Mania Roundtable

Here are some clips of the roundtable interview our Michele Stivalo conducted on December 8th after the Flute Mania recital. From left to right are pianist Ron Levy, Michele, Hartford Symphony flutist Jeanne Wilson, and our flute instructor Laura George.

Jeanne and Laura discuss playing in smaller venues and how they started playing the flute.

Jeanne discusses how she first became interested in music.

Jeanne and Laura discuss doubling on other instruments.

Ron speaks on the challenges of being an accompanist as opposed to a soloist.

Laura on the love of music and how to encourage students to practice.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Many Thanks

Flute Mania was a huge success! Jeanne, Laura, and Ron really helped to make it such a fun event. Thank you SO MUCH to the many people who showed up throughout the evening to listen to the recital, sample some upgrade instruments, and talk flute. We hope to have many more events like this in the near future, so stay tuned...

In the meantime, check out some the great clips of the recital below. And come back to this page or the Elefante Music Facebook page for some clips of the roundtable interview Michele conducted with our performers after the concert on December 8th.

Jeanne Wilson, Flute
Ron Levy, Piano

Fantaisie for Piano and Flute
Georges Hue (1858-1948)

Jeanne Wilson, Flute
Ron Levy, Piano

Le Rossignol de L'Opera
for Piccolo and Piano
Eugene Damare (1840-1919)

Jeanne Wilson
Laura George


Ron Levy, Piano

Andante and Rondo
for Two Flutes and Piano, Op. 25
Albert Franz Doppler (1821-1883)

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Rudolph @ The-PAC - A Few Great Clips

Great job by the Voiceactors' Orchestra performing "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer" at The-PAC on December 5th. Here are some clips of the performance.