The Rochester Flute Association presents Rhonda Larson in Recital plus Two Masterclasses (April 20-21, 2012)

March 19, 2012

 

“…Once every generation there comes along a transformative force that breaks all the industry rules. Larson wields her instrument like a blow torch, breaking down our Victorian preconceptions of what the classical flute should be, how it should sound and where it should take us…This intensely gifted flutist needed little more than her native Montana charm to win the hearts of the packed house.” –Connecticut’s VOICES review

“One Woman, a World of Music” Recital

Friday, April 20, 7:30 pm, First Unitarian Church, 220 Winton Rd. South, Rochester, NY

Tickets: $15 adults ($12 members), $10 students/seniors ($8 RFA)

Rhonda’s intimate, multi-faceted solo flute show features an assortment of flutes from around the world, as well as the European

flutes, in a soulful mix of sacred, classical, folk, Celtic, and ethnic music.

“Rhythmic Rubrics with Rhonda” Participatory Class

Saturday, April 21, 9:30-11:30 am, Bethel Christian Fellowship, 321 East Ave., Rochester

Tickets: $15 adults ($12 RFA), $10 students/seniors ($8 RFA)

A refreshingly untraditional participatory masterclass (with percussion background), focused on feeling rhythm in the body and expressing musical ideas freely. Everyone participates. Liberate your performance! Bring your flutes!!!

“The Art of Performance and Stage Presence” Masterclass

Saturday, April 21, 1:00-4:00 pm, Bethel Christian Fellowship, 321 East Ave., Rochester

Tickets: $15 adults ($12 RFA), $10 students/seniors ($8 RFA), $40 performers

A traditional masterclass with an expert on stage presence! Flutists are invited to apply to

perform for Rhonda. Details and application are attached. Deadline for application is March 10.

Categories will be high school (grades 9-12), college, and adult.

* What else do I need to know?

Tickets to all events will be available at the door. All events are priced individually for your

convenience. Events at Bethel Church will be held in the historic sanctuary. Enter through the

glass doors on Anson Place nearest East Ave. Park free in the lots behind the church on Union

and Anson. Plan to stay for the day Saturday- there are many good lunch places nearby.

You can learn more about Rhonda from her website at: http://www.rhondalarson.com/

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