Flute Academy Notable Performances 2001-2008:

2008 Performances:

  • March 29, 2008 Spring concert at the Flute Academy featuring Flute Loops, Flutations, City Flutes and chamber ensembles.

2007 Performances:

  • December 1, 2007 — Holiday concert at the Flute Academy featuring Flute Loops, Flutations, City Flutes and chamber ensembles playing many of your favorite seasonal repertoire and introducing you to new works.
  • Tuesday Musical Solo Recital concerts presented the City Flutes on Saturday, April 28, 2007
  • The noon Lenten Concert Series at First Lutheran Church on March 28, 2007 in downtown Pittsburgh featured the Flute Academy faculty.
  • First Presbyterian Church Concert Series in downtown Pittsburgh presented the Flute Academy Flute Choirs on Sunday March 11, 2007. Members of Flutations and City Flutes performed during the morning worship service.

2006 Performances:

Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway with the Flute Academy

Sir James & Lady Jeanne Galway and the Flute Academy

  • Flute Academy Flute Choirs were the featured ensembles at the South Sides Slopes Step Trek in October 2006.
  • Flute Academy Flute Choirs conquer Pittsburgh's Cultural District in September 2006 playing in four venues prior to the PSO's Opening Gala concert at Heinz Hall with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway. Members of Flutations and the City Flutes performed on stage with Sir James, Lady Jeanne and the Pittsburgh Symphony in the WORLD PREMIER of David Overton's Galway Fair to a standing-room-only Gala audience.
  • National Flute Association Showcase Concert in August 2006 at the annual NFA convention held at the David l. Lawrence Convention Center. Sharing the spotlight with a flute choir from Fairbanks, Alaska!
  • Heinz Hall Lobby Concert in June 2006 featuring the City Flutes on music by Jennifer Higdon, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's 2005-06 Composer in Residence.
  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Heinz Hall Stage, Fiddlesticks Concert appearance with Flutations featuring Pittsburgh composer, Kirk Vogel's work, The Secret Language of Snow on February 11, 2006.
  • The Flute Loops performed in an interactive, full audience participation concert in the Mozart Room of Heinz Hall as part of the pre-concert activities at the Fiddlesticks concert on February 11, 2006.
  • The Flute Loops performed in an interactive, full audience participation concert in the Mozart Room of Heinz Hall as part of the pre-concert activities at the Fiddlesticks concert on February 12, 2006.

2004-2005 Performances:

  • Dana Flute Festival at Youngstown State University featuring Flute Academy Flute Choirs: Flute Loops, Flutations, and City Flutes each Spring. Flute Academy individual soloists are selected to perform in the professional master class each year.

2003 Performances:

  • Honors Flute Choir Pre-Concert at Synod Hall before the Guitar Society of Fine Arts concert featuring flutist, Gary Schocker, Fall 2003.
  • City Flutes concert at the following senior facilities: Vanadium Woods Village, Beatty Point Village, Canterbury Place, Longwood at Oakmont, Coventry House, Merry Heart, Manor Care North Hills.

2001-2002 Performances:

  • The Northern Light Flutes (professional resident ensemble of the Flute Academy) concert and master classes in 2001-02.
  • Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society Free Community Concert at the JCC Katz Auditorium in November, 2002 featuring the City Flutes.
  • Carnegie Music Hall lobby concert for the Pittsburgh Chamber Music Society, Spring 2002.
  • Borders Books and Music: The City Flutes presented a special holiday concert at four area Borders stores. Included festive favorites and an extensive "sing-along".
  • Western Pennsylvania School for Blind Children: The Flute Academy faculty presented a flute quartet, fully interactive program for the students in grades 4 -8. Lots of clapping, singing, and laughing for these very special children.