IWO Flute Quartet (Sydney Carlson, Leonard Garrison, Jennifer Rhyne and Cornish faculty member Paul Taub) have been performing a program on tour that includes Second Grand Quartet for Sixteen Flutes: The White Labyrinth by Harvey Sollberger, a piece that IWO commissioned from the National Flute Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award winning composer. The work has been performed in Portland, Tacoma, and Seattle, most recently at the Live Music Project: Seattle on October 12th, and will be performed next Friday,Oct. 23rd at the University of Idaho.
The IWO Flute Quartet (named after the members' home states of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon) was formed in 2011 by four leading Pacific Northwest Flutists. Its purpose is to provide excellent performances of the best repertoire for four flutes with special emphasis on new music.