Posted by Webmaster - Wednesday, February 16 2011

Tennessee Tech University flute processor will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 31, Wattenburger Auditorium pf the BRyan Fine Arts Building, located on the Tennessee Tech campus at 1150 N Dixie Avenue..

The program will feature works by Wilhem Popp. Next is a piece for solo flute by 20th Century flutist/composer Katherine Hoover called "Kokopleli" emulating the Native American flute style of the southwest.

Martin will be joined by He will be joined by pianist Joy Rachor and TTU professor of bassoon James Lotz.

J.S.Bach's Sonata in E minor follows with Rachor playing harpsichord and Lotz adding the bass voice of the continuo part on bassoon. "Ballade for flute and piano" (1946) by Swiss composer Frank Martin is next. This is one of the more aggressive compositions for flute and piano, showing that the two instruments usually thought of as sweet and pretty together, can also be driving and emotionally intense.

The program concludes with the delightful "Sonata for Piccolo and Piano" by California composer John LaMontaine.

This concert is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Karen Lykins at 931-372-8523.