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Fri, Aug 12


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NFA: Gala Concert featuring "Oxygen" by Julia Wollfe

Christine Beard will join 144 flutists in the NFA premiere of "Oxygen" for 12 flutes by Julia Wolfe

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NFA: Gala Concert featuring "Oxygen" by Julia Wollfe
NFA: Gala Concert featuring "Oxygen" by Julia Wollfe

Time & Location

Aug 12, 2022, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Hilton Chicago, 720 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

About the event

Christie's NFA Convention Performance Schedule:

FRI 8/12

  • 11:30am - Heartland Flute Choir in concert: Music by Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda, Kelly Via, Hugo Alfvén, and Rubén Flores; featuring Paige Michaud, flute soloist. Christine Beard & Josh Kearney, conductors
  • 1:30pm - Rememberance & Healing Concert, in honor of Joe Bonner:  Duo Concertante, Op.87 No. 2 Mvt. 1 by Friedrich Kuhlau; with Whitney Farris O'Neal, flute
  • 2:00pm - Lifetime Achievment Award Concert, in honor of Fritz Kraber: "Timelss" by Ken Benshoof for piccolo and piano; with Stacie Haneline, piano
  • 8:00pm - NFA Gala Concert: "Oxygen" by Julia Wolfe

SAT 8/13

  • 10:00am - Social Justice Concert: "Rising Oceans" for piccolo and piano by Herman Beeftink, and the world premiere of "Thoughts and Prayers" for flute and tape by Leanna Keith; with Stacie Haneline, piano

SUN 8/14

  • 1:30pm - "From Grado with Love" featuring performances by piccolo colleagues from the International Piccolo Festival: Christine Beard, Nicola Mazzanti, Jennifer Gunn, Sarah Jackson, Peter Verhoyen, Zart Dombourian-Eby, Pamela Stahel, Marta Rossi, Rena Urso, and more! featuring the world premiere of "Single? Yellow? Nein!" for piccolo ensemble by Gareth McLearnon

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