You Are Invited to First Tuesdays Online with GPFS
Where the talented and passionate community of GPFS Members provide online performances and workshops!
7:00 - 8:00 pm PST
No fee, no registration, simply use the Zoom link below to join in!
Guest Artist Adrian Dee
December 5, 2023 7:00 - 8:00 pm PST - Guest Artist Adrian Dee, "2020: The Year We Could Not Breathe"
You are invited - Please join us free, no registration, easy access to the Zoom link below!
Spend an hour with flutist and composer Adrian Dee as he discusses the concept and writing of this provocative piece, and shares the video of the piece's premier performance at this year's NFA convention in August, by flutist Anthony Trionfo.
ZOOM LINK: The Zoom will open 10 minutes before the session. The host will let you in.
Thank you to our loyal and generous Commercial Members and Sponsors whose support makes it possible to offer these sessions. Please consider giving their business your support first.
GPFS is also a proud and grateful two-time recipient of an Oregon Arts Commission grant.
What: First Tuesdays Online with GPFS was new last season and is now continuing into our new program year. Every first Tuesday of the month will feature a performance or a workshop held by a GPFS member. The sessions will focus on the flute and other music topics of interest to members. This is an opportunity to feature and celebrate the talents of our membership and meet other musicians and composers in the region.
When: The online sessions will begin at 7:00 pm each 1st Tuesday of the month (except for the summer months of June, July, August and September) and last for about 45 minutes to an hour.
How: No registration and no fee. The Zoom link can be found on this webpage.
You Can Help: Participate. Invite others. Spread the word. Send your ideas for future sessions to: email@example.com.
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October 3, 2023 - Dr. Sophia Tegart shares performances and insights from her newest CD Crossroads - a collection of gorgeous and interesting flute quartets by contemporary composers performed by Sophia, Jonathan Borja, Brielle Frost and Krista Jobson. Pieces by Bassingthwaighte, Beeftink, Ewazen, Mower and Angulo.
October 10, 2023 - A special Zoom session (second Tuesday), for flute teachers and band directors, with teacher, flutist and composer Phyllis Avidan Louke who will offer activities and suggestions on teaching flute sectionals that help students improve tonguing, tone, technique, and rhythmic accuracy.
November 7, 2023 - Phyllis Avidan Louke presents "Getting Beginning Students Off to a Good Start," for teachers and band directors.
December 5, 2023 - Adrian Dee, "2020: The Year We Could Not Breathe" - Spend an hour with flutist and composer Adrian Dee as he discusses the concept and writing of this provocative piece, and shares the video of the piece's premier performance at this year's NFA convention in August, by flutist Anthony Trionfo.
January 2, 2024 - NO JANUARY FIRST TUESDAY SCHEDULED. Please see below for upcoming sessions in the new year!
February 6, 2024 - Frank Poloney with the Jazz Flute Project presents - Taking a Moment to Look Back/Historic Jazz Flutists Inspiring the Next Chapters/Generation. Frank will share a selection of historical jazz flutists who laid the foundation for where we are today, some foundational jazz history, and some recommended listening for jazz flute.
March 5, 2024 - Alby Thoumsin and Sara Marvin with Flutestock present - The origin and mission of Flutestock along with some highlights of past performances, and some insights on the Native American flute community in Oregon. They will also share resources for learning more about the Native American flute and upcoming events.
April 2, 2024 - Flutist Alexis Evers presents on Flute and Percussion Music including an introduction to composer Dr. Andrea Reinkemeyer and a performance of her composition for flute and percussion Red Flame.
May 7, 2024 - Dr. Jacqueline Cordova-Arrington, flutist and faculty at the University of Oregon, will workshop how to create a relaxed and rich tone freeing the flutist to better manage dynamics and tone colors.