Flutist Nina Assimakopoulos of the West Virginia University music faculty will give a recital, Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Creative Arts Center.

The program begins at 8:15 p.m. in Bloch Learning and Performance Hall (200A) and is free and open to the public.

The concert will feature music for flute, saxophone, piano and harpsichord, and includes Ian Clarke’s flute beat boxing piece, “Zoom Tube!”

A champion of contemporary music, Assimakopoulos is credited with more than 50 international world-premiere performances and commissions, as well as multi-media collaborative projects and concerts that integrate baroque through contemporary flute music with visual and digital arts, dance and theater.

Her career highlights include her New York solo debut at Carnegie Hall, and solo recitals at The Alden Theater “Rising Stars” Concert Series in Washington, D.C., the “Dame Myra Hess Radio Broadcast Concert Series” in Chicago, the “Live from Hochstein” radio broadcast concert series in Rochester, N.Y., and the AmBul New Music Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.

She has performed as principal flute with the Munich City Opera, Bavarian Radio Symphony Academy Orchestra, the New Hampshire Symphony Orchestra and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.

Her solo recordings include “Flute Impressions,” “Arcadian Murmurs,” “Points of Entry,” and “Works for Solo Flute by American Women Composers,” Volumes I and II, released on Capstone Records and Euterpe Recordings. Her fifth CD, “Chrome,” is scheduled for release in 2012.

She studied with Peter Lloyd at the Indiana University School of Music and Paul Meisen at the Munich Academy of Music.

For more information, contact the College of Creative Arts at (304) 293-4359.


CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts
304-293-4359, Charlene.Lattea@mail.wvu.edu

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