2019 Flute Choir Showcase
Saturday, March 23, 2019
Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis
The UMFA Flute Choir Showcase is an annual event providing a performance opportunity for flutists of all levels, from beginners to professionals. Its many features include the Honors Flute Choir (a select group of outstanding junior and senior high school students), workshops, vendor/exhibitors, a "sight" reading session and always includes performances by local flute choirs.
Existing local flute ensembles of all sizes, ages and levels who are interested in performing at Flute Choir Showcase should contact Cindy Farrell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information on the 2019 Flute Choir Showcase
The 2019 Flute Choir Showcase will join with Flute Fest in a special collaborative event in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Flute Fest! Participating flute choirs will perform, participate in a flute choir reading session led by guest artist Dr. Jeiran Hasan and will be able to enjoy the full-day Flute Fest events, including workshops, masterclasses and exhibits!
Flutist Jeiran Hasan holds degrees from the University of Iowa (D.M.A.) and the Cleveland Institute of Music. Her primary flute teachers include Nicole Esposito, Mary Kay Fink, and Joshua Smith. An avid teacher, she has given many master classes both internationally and nationally, but particularly in Azerbaijan and Russia, the area of her heritage and research.
Recently named an Emerging Artist for the 2019-2020 season through the Eurasia Festival, Dr. Hasan has been a finalist or prizewinner in numerous prestigious competitions including the National Flute Association’s Orchestral Audition and Young Artist Competitions; Golden Classical Music Awards, for which she gave her Carnegie Hall Debut; and the Mid-Atlantic, Seattle, Atlanta, San Diego, Upper Midwest, S.C., Mid-South, Philadelphia, Raleigh, Schubert Club of M.N., and K.Y. flute society Young Artist Competitions. As an orchestral musician, Hasan has performed under some of the world’s leading conductors and has participated in a number of music festivals including the Spoleto USA, National Repertory Orchestra, Atlantic and National Music Festivals, and Hot Springs. Please visit www.j-hasan.com for more information.