Denison Presents Flute Master Class
Date of Event: February 19, 2008
Posted: February 11, 2008 / Last Updated: February 12, 2008
Please Note: This event has been rescheduled from its original date of Feb. 12 to Feb. 19 because of weather-related travel concerns.
The Denison music department is hosting a flute master class for Denison flute students with principal flutist Randall Hester of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19, in the Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). It is free and open to the public.
Hester has been with the Columbus Symphony since 1975. He has been a soloist many times and is active as a chamber musician in the central Ohio area. He also has served as visiting instructor of flute at Capital, Ohio State and Ohio Wesleyan universities and Heidelberg and Otterbein colleges.
A native of San Diego, Calif., Hester graduated from the Eastman School of Music in 1973, where he studied with the legendary Joseph Mariano. From 1974 to 1981, he continued his flute studies with Maurice Sharp, principal flutist with the Cleveland Orchestra. He also has performed as principal flutist with the Center Orchestra of Lake Placid, the music academy of the West Symphony Orchestra and in 1985 as an artist-fellow for the Bach Aria Group Festival in Stony Brook, N.Y., for its tri-centennial celebration of J.S. Bach.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Flute Master Class with Randall Hester, 6:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 19, Burke Recital Hall (240 West Broadway). Free and open to the public. For further information contact Pam Hughes at 740-587-6220.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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