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Sat, Aug 13


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NFA: Social Justice Concert

Christine Beard will perform "Rising Oceans" for piccolo and piano by Herman Beeftink (on global warming) and give the world premiere of "Thoughts and Prayers" for flute and tape by Leanna Keith (on gun violence in America); with Stacie Haneline, piano

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NFA: Social Justice Concert
NFA: Social Justice Concert

Time & Location

Aug 13, 2022, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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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