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Sun, Aug 14


Hilton Chicago

NFA: Piccolopalooza Concert #4 "From Grado with Love"

Christine Beard will join an All-Star lineup of piccolo colleagues from the International Piccolo Festival held in Grado, Italy in a recital of chamber works for piccolo ensemble by Melvin Lauf, Jr., Giorgio Torta, Daniel Schnyder, Claude Debussy, Giuseppe Verdi, Antonin Dvorak, & Gareth McLearnon

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NFA: Piccolopalooza Concert #4 "From Grado with Love"
NFA: Piccolopalooza Concert #4 "From Grado with Love"

Time & Location

Aug 14, 2022, 1:30 PM – 2:30 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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