UWindsor musicians to hit high notes with flute choir

A number of UWindsor students and faculty will be among the featured performers during Flute-Palooza, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 7, at Assumption University Chapel.

One of Canada’s leading musical talents, Robert Aitken, will perform solo, join professors Jaime Wagner and Jonathan Bayley in a flute trio, and conduct a massed choir of 50 flutes composed of elementary, high school and university students.

Fourth-year music major Andjela Stevanovic will perform Robert Muczinsky’s Sonata for flute and piano, accompanied by Anna Zaidman. Joining her in the select ensemble and the large flute choir are her fellow School of Music students Gillian Alexander, Courtney Blyth, Akindele Faulkner, Jordan Francis, Lianne Harway, Richard Kelly and Alison Moraites.

Admission is $15, student tickets just $5, available at the door, by phone at 519-253-3000, ext. 4212, or online at www.uwindsor.ca/music. Find more information, including a full list of performers and the concert program, on the music Web site.

During his residency in Windsor, Aitken has performed with the Windsor Symphony Orchestra, conducted masterclasses for flute students, and led sessions with high school music teachers. Find a full schedule of his residency on the School of Music Web site.

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