Julietta Curenton, flute and Bora Lee, Piano

Saturday, November 18, 2023

1:30 P.M., Church of the Good Shepherd, Burke, Virginia

Recital Program

Poem for Flute                                                                                                                           Charles Griffes (1884-1920)
Don’t Forget to Write                                                                                                               Amanda Harberg (b. 1973)
Three Spirituals                                                                                                   arr. Evelyn Simpson-Curenton (b. 1953)

I     Lil’ David

II      Calvary

III     Git on Board

Duo                                                                                                                                                Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
I      Flowing
II      Poetic, somewhat mournful
III     Lively, with bounce


Known for her “bold and dramatically characterized playing” (Dallas Morning News), “great artistic sense” and “tone that draws in one’s ear with sounds and ideas that simply cannot be resisted,” (Philadelphia Inquirer) Julietta Curenton has established herself as an educator, soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Ms. Curenton is the newly appointed Assistant Professor of Flute at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia. https://www.jcurenton.com/


Dr. Bora Lee is a sought-after pianist in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, invited as a featured artist from Washington Performing Arts Society, Arts Club of Washington, S&R Foundation Artist Concert Series, Sumner Concert Series, Embassy of Poland, and Embassy of Korea. She has also appeared at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Orford Arts Centre in Québec, Baroque Recital Hall in Prague among others.

2:30 – 4:00

Gwendolyn Cauffman and Bora Lee: W. A. Mozart:  Concerto in G, Mvt. 1, Exposition

Gwendolyn is a Senior at Methacton High School, Eagleville, PA, studying with Michael Langston.


Haley Gruwell: W. A. Mozart: Concerto in G Major, Mvt. 1

Haley Gruwell is a high school senior who has been studying flute for six years. Previously a student of Mrs. Lucy Snell, she is now a National Symphony Orchestra Youth Fellow studying under principal flutist Aaron Goldman.


Jennifer Szabo: Valerie Coleman: Danza de la Mariposa

Jennifer is a freelance flutist in the DC and NYC metro areas. She is the piccolo player for the Northern Neck Orchestra, and was also a semi-finalist for the recent Maryland Symphony principal flute opening.