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TAMUK Flute Ensemble invited to perform at National Flute Association Conference

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Music Education Complex, Texas A&M-Kingsville

Music Education Complex, Texas A&M-Kingsville

KINGSVILLE (June 26, 2024) —The Flute Ensemble from the School of Music at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been invited to perform in a Showcase Recital at the National Flute Association Conference Aug. 1-4 in San Antonio. The 20-member ensemble will perform from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first day of the conference.


The ensemble that includes undergraduate and graduate students will perform the program Media Vita: In the Midst of Life, Reflections on 2020, which includes a newly commissioned work by Mexican composer Ruben Flores.


The program selected by the Flute Ensemble is as follows:


Media Vita, Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594, arr. Carla Rees;


the world premiere of Estado de Emergencia, Ruben Flores (b. 1969);


La Disparition, Francois Bru b. 1969;


Let Me Weep (Lascia ch’io pianga) from Rinaldo, Georg Friederic Handel (1685-1759), arr. David Marlatt; and


E Pluribus, Unum; Nicole Chamberlain (b. 1977).


About the National Flute Association

The National Flute Association (NFA) was founded in 1972 as a common ground for flutists to exchange ideas and inspiration and it has expanded in the decades since to include a quarterly magazine, an annual convention and a dynamic assortment of scholarship programs, commissions and member-driven initiatives.


Nearly 4,000 people from all 50 states and more than 40 countries are NFA members, including soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult amateurs and students of all ages.


With 25 committees and more than 300 volunteers and appointees, the NFA finds its heartbeat in its members, who keep the gears turning at full speed with their passion and limitless supply of ideas. The NFA values and celebrates the contributions of all its stakeholders and is committed to growing as a diverse and equitable organization.



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