Flute professor Janet Arms and friends in a recital of new works by Hartt faculty composers Carl, Gryc, Macbride, Smith, Steen, and Turrin. The pieces run from solo flute to pairings with piano, percussion, soprano, and flute II.
Wednesday, Oct. 12 - 7 pm - Free Admission
Berkman Recital Hall
Fuller Music Building, 1st floor
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT, 06117
Since 1988, Janet Arms has been a member of the New York City Opera orchestra, where she plays assistant principal flute and piccolo. She has also performed and recorded with the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, and the New York City Ballet; as guest principal flutist with the St. Louis Symphony in the US and throughout Europe; played with the Boston Symphony Orchestra in Boston, at Tanglewood, and on tour; and has made solo appearances in the States and abroad with the New York Chamber Soloists. She has a decade long association with the Bard Festival Orchestra and the American Symphony Orchestra at Bard, and is a former member of the San Francisco Ballet orchestra. Ms. Arms now makes her home in NY, where she is also active in commercial recording.
Robert Carl (b.1954) studied composition with Jonathan Kramer, George Rochberg, Ralph Shapey, and Iannis Xenakis. His music is performed throughout the US and Europe, and is published by American Composers' Alliance, Boosey & Hawkes, Roncorp, and Apoll-Edition. His grants, prizes and residencies have come from such sources as the National Endowment for the Arts, Tanglewood, Connecticut Commission on the Arts, Camargo Foundation, MacDowell Colony, Yaddo, Ucross, Millay Colony, Bogliasco Foundation, Djerassi Foundation, the Aaron Copland House, and the Rockefeller Foundation.