Ontario Flutist To Give Masterclass at Brandon University

October 28, 2010

BRANDON, MB — On Saturday, October 30, the Brandon University School of Music will be hosting a masterclass with flutist and educator David Gerry. He will be working with five students from the flute studio of Brandon University’s School of Music, who will present works ranging from the Baroque era to the mid-twentieth century.

David hails from Hamilton, Ontario, where he is on faculty at McMaster University, Mohawk College, and the Great Lakes Flute Centre. He is an international teacher trainer in Suzuki flute, travelling worldwide to train flute teachers and work with students. He performs regularly as a soloist and chamber musician on Baroque flute as well as modern flute.

The masterclass is open to the public. It will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, in R.D. Bell Hall in the Queen Elizabeth II Music Building on the BU campus.

On Tuesday, November 2, David will be performing a recital of music for two flutes with Nancy Hennen, the flute instructor at BU’s School of Music. Their programme will include works by Telemann, Blyton, Schocker, Edwards, Cimarosa, Schnyder, Clarke, and Doppler. They will be joined for part of the programme by pianist Kyung Kim.

The recital will take place at 8 p.m., in the Lorne Watson Recital Hall. Tickets are available at the office of the School of Music and at the door.
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For more information, contact:
The School of Music
Main Office
727-9631