IOWA FLUTE FESTIVAL 2013: Saturday February 23

FLUTE OUT OF THE BOX: New Paths for the 21st-Century Flutist

Bucksbaum Center for the Arts, Grinnell College

If you want to put an exact address into your GPS, Bucksbaum Fine Arts Center is located at 1108 Park St. in Grinnell. Welcome to the homepage of the 2013 Iowa Flute Festival at Grinnell College, with guest artists Nina Assimakopoulos and Linda Pereksta! Nina is a specialist in contemporary music who is also a prize-winning painter. Linda is both a Baroque and modern flutist who has won awards for her performance and scholarship on early music for traverso; she is also distinguished for presenting ground-breaking new compositions on the same instrument.

Discover your own paths to becoming an expanded, more complete flutist and musician. The two guest artists represent innovative achievements in each of their specialties that lead to out-of-the-box approaches to their instruments. Workshops, panels, warmups, and master classes will present traditional methods alongside new perspectives on how to improve your playing and explore your unique personality as a musician.

The Festival will take place in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on Saturday February 23, between 8:30 AM and 6 PM. You may download registration forms (general registration form, Flute Wonders Competition form, and exhibitor form) from the website and print them out. Please mail in all registrations with payment to the address on the forms, by the dates indicated on each of them.

We look forward to a spectacular Festival on the beautiful campus of Grinnell College and are excited to have you join us!

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