Julietta Curenton, flute and Bora Lee, Piano
Saturday, November 18, 2023
1:30 P.M., Church of the Good Shepherd, Burke, Virginia
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
III Git on Board
Duo Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
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.