World-class musicians from universities in the United States and Canada, as well as from West Virginia University and the Morgantown region, will join the Flute Studio for its 2011 Fall Flute Fling at the Creative Arts Center, Saturday, Nov. 12.

The fun-filled, day-long event features master classes, workshops, vendors and exhibits, and a gala concert performance.

Hosted by flute professor Nina Assimakopoulos and the WVU Flute Studio, the Flute Fling will feature guest artists Michelle Cheramy from Memorial University in Canada, David Houston from the Boston Flute Academy, Katherine Kemler from Louisiana State University and Therese Wacker from University of Indiana, Pennsylvania.

The Gala Concert will showcase performances by the guest artists, as well as by West Virginia Symphony members Lindsey Goodman, principal flute, and Pam Murchison, piccolo, and flutist Dorothy Skidmore of Morgantown.

Exhibitors and vendors, including Flute Pro Shop and Miyazawa Flutes, will be in attendance with music and flutes, as well as other accessories and merchandise for sale.

The cost of the event is $10 for students, $20 for the general public, and $30 for those who perform at the master classes.

For more information, contact Nina Assimakopoulos at, or 419-575-6942, or see the website at:

To see a schedule of events, see the Flute Studio website here:


CONTACT: Charlene Lattea, College of Creative Arts

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