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UC Presents International Flute Symposium 2017

This Waitangi Weekend, UC School of Music presents the International Flute Symposium 2017, featuring internationally acclaimed flautist Emily Beynon .

The Symposium is being held at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School and includes a Gala Concert where she will perform with other local and international artists including:

  • UC School of Music Flute tutor and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra principal flute Anthony Ferner
  • James Kortum (Lecturer in Flute, Sydney Conservatorium of Music)
  • Bridget Douglas (Principal Flute, NZSO.)

The Symposium marks the beginning of an exciting new era for the UC School of Music as teaching and performance activities are relocated to the Arts Centre this month.

The International Flute Symposium 2017 is a three-day Symposium packed with masterclasses and performances drawing on the expertise of some of the world’s best players brought to Christchurch by the UC School of Music.

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Emily Beynon. Photo: Roland Krämer

Emily Beynon is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in London and is a highly regarded performer and teacher with a long history as principal flute of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. She also performs with many other orchestras across Europe. A passionate and dedicated teacher, Emily is regularly invited to give masterclasses internationally.

Associated artists James Kortum (Lecturer in Flute, Sydney Conservatorium of Music), Bridget Douglas (Principal Flute, NZSO) and UC School of Music Flute Tutor Anthony Ferner (CSO Principal Flute) will join Emily to perform in the Symposium Gala Concert on Sunday evening featuring works by composers including Otar Taktakishvili, Georges Hüe, Toru Takemitsu and UC School of Music Associate Professor Chris Cree Brown.

For more information on the Symposium click here or contact Anthony Ferner ajferner@gmail.com ph 021 244 4023. A Flute Symposium daily and half day observer fee is available.

The Gala Concert starts at 7pm on Sunday Evening, 5 February at the Merivale Lane Theatre, Rangi Ruru Girls’ School, 59 Hewitts Rd, Merivale. Tickets are $40 Adult, $15 Student, Door Sales Only.

Christchurch Youth Orchestra presents: Metamorphosis

Date: Saturday 21 May 2016, 07:30PM to 21 May 2016, 09:30PM

Location: Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret’s College, 12 Winchester St, Merivale, Christchurch 8014

Presented by: Helen Renaud , CYO

Tickets: $15. Buy Tickets here >

Under the baton of new conductor, School of Music Doctor of Musical Arts Candidate Helen Renaud, the UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra is excited to present its first concert for 2016.

Hear Christchurch’s top young orchestral musicians, including UC students, perform in the University of Canterbury Christchurch Youth Orchestra’s Metamorphosis.

The concert will feature the CYO concert band playing The Year of the Dragon by Sparke, the CYO string orchestra playing Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, and the full orchestra performing orchestral favourites by Hindemith, Brahms and Rossini.

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