LSU flutist to perform at TTU Feb. 1

Posted by Lori Shull - Wednesday, January 16 2013


thumb Kemler-fluteKatherine Kemler, flute professor at Louisiana State University, will visit Tennessee Tech University in early February to perform for the public and to instruct TTU students.

Kemler will give a concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 in TTU’s Wattenbarger Auditorium. She will play “Four Short Pieces” by Frank Bridge, “Revamper for Flute Alone” by Ann La Berge, Ian Clarke’s “Zoom Tube for Flute Alone,” a sonata by Erwin Schulhoff and “Beats One and Three” from Greg Patillo’s “Three Beats for Beatbox Flute.”

She will also be a guest artist during TTU’s Flute Day on Feb. 2. There, she will conduct master classes, play excerpts from the Feb. 1 recital at 1 p.m. and participate in a group discussion at 3 p.m. Flute Day is open to flute enthusiasts of all ages. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and costs $20 at the door. Visit for more information.

Kemler has performed across North America, Europe and Asia, and she has been featured on National Public Radio and BBC Radio 3. She is a member of the Timm Wind Quintet and a regular teacher at the Oxford Flute Summer School in England. During her tenure with the Tanglewood Fellowship Orchestra, she performed with the renowned conductor, Leonard Bernstein, among others.

Sponsored by TTU’s Center Stage, the Feb. 1 concert is free and open to the public. Wattenbarger Auditorium is located in the Bryan Fine Arts building at 1150 N. Dixie Ave in Cookeville.