Music of Mendelssohn, Anderson, Chamberlain, Boismortier, and more, with special appearance by the Indian Hill Intergenerational Flute Choir. Indian Hill Music, 36 King Street, Littleton MA
SCHEDULE: Meets Sundays from 6:30 - 8:30pm
FEE: $300 (Full Year - 30 Classes)
OPEN TO formally-trained flutists, flute teachers, and accomplished college age players
TO SET UP AN AUDITION: Contact the director
AUDITION REPERTOIRE: The first and second movements of the Mozart G Major Concerto, OR the Poulenc Sonata, OR the Hindemith Sonata. Similar pieces may also be suitable.AUDITION FORM
QUESTIONS? Call (978) 486-9524 (press 0)
B.M. University of New Hampshire
M. M. The Pennsylvania State University
D.M.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
In addition to serving on the Indian Hill Music School faculty, Dr. Yarrison has taught flute courses and has been an orchestra mentor at Gordon College since 2008. She has been teaching flute for nearly 30 years. Highlights of her teaching career include standing in for each of her teachers at her three collegiate alma maters while they went on sabbatical leaves, 15 years teaching and conducting at the Summer Youth Music School of UNH, and making a “standing-room only” pedagogical presentation at the 1996 National Flute Association convention. Dr. Yarrison has performed in the flute sections of the Omaha and Lincoln Symphony Orchestras of Nebraska; the Altoona Symphony, Centre Country Chamber Orchestra, and Music at Penn’s Woods Festival Orchestras of Pennsylvania; and other ensembles. Since 1997, she has been the conductor of the Nashua Flute Choir (now New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music). She has led this ensemble of professional and semi-professional flutists in several world premieres, two commissions, and three CD recording projects, including Points of View and A Falls House Christmas.
Now in its 32nd year, the 20-member New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music (formerly the Nashua Flute Choir) is a professional level ensemble made of up of music educators, church musicians, and flutists with formal training and a life-long commitment to music. Dr. Eileen Yarrison, a flute instructor at Gordon College and Indian Hill Music School, will continue to direct the ensemble at Indian Hill. Founded as a four-person ensemble in 1983, this voluntary, non-profit organization was devoted to the cultural and musical enrichment of Nashua, and surrounding communities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for more than thirty years. The ensemble has premiered five commissioned works, has recorded three CDs, and was featured on television’s New Hampshire Chronicle. They have performed at several National Flute Association Conventions and in Boston’s Symphony Hall. In 2014 The Nashua Flute Choir changed its name to the New England Flute Orchestra, reflecting the growth of the ensemble, the geographic range of its performing venues, and plans for the future.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those effected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.
Non-Discrimination Policy: Indian Hill Music does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, veteran status, or any other category protected under applicable law in its admissions, education programs, activities, or employment policies.