Gonjiam Flute Festival Report

Apr 2, 2018 by

This past February, The Flute View was invited to participate in the Gonjiam Festival. Below we’re sharing our own personal experiences of the festival. Barbara: I was so pleased when Philipp Jundt (whom we met at the Galway Flute Festival) invited us to both perform, teach and lecture at...

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Master Classes and Lessons at the Gonjiam Festival. by Barbara Siesel...

Apr 2, 2018 by

At the Gonjiam Music Festival, master teachers from around the world give open lessons to over 60 students attending the festival. I tried to attend as many of these classes as possible since I’d never heard any of these wonderful flutists and pedagogues teach before and I love learning...

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Nicole Chamberlain: Composer Interview...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Nicole Chamberlain (b. 1977) is a composer and flutist living in Atlanta, GA. In 2010, Nicole won "Audience Favorite" at the Atlanta Opera's first 24-Hour Opera Project for her opera "Scrub-A-Dub Raw" which resulted in the the Atlanta Opera's first ever commission of the children's opera, "Rabbit Tales", which...

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Henrik Wiese: Artist Interview

Apr 2, 2018 by

Flautist Henrik Wiese is descended from a merchant's family from the city of Hamburg, but he was born in Vienna in 1971. He received his musical education from Ingrid Koch-Dörnbrak and Paul Meisen. In addition he took his degree in Indo-European and general linguistics as well as in musicology...

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Concert Review: Gonjiam Flute Festival (Hurel, Koyama, Wiese)...

Apr 2, 2018 by

The evening concert on February 21, 2018, at the Gonjiam Festival was enchanting. Juliette Hurel opened the performance with Takemitsu’s haunting, “Voice” followed by “Afternoon of a Faun." Hurel’s exquisitely voluptuous tone provided a beautiful landscape for the the flowing melodies, transporting the audience into the mythical world as...

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Anne-Katherine Heinzmann: Album Review...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Degenerate Flute Music Rediscovered Anne-Katherine Heinzmann, Flute and Thomas Hoppe, Piano A few years ago Anne-Katherine Heinzmann released a CD of “Suppressed Music” – music by composers who were persecuted and/or murdered by the National Socialists (Nazi’s) because of their religion or family origin, who as Jews, Heinzmann said...

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Demarre McGill plays Kevin Puts Concerto: Concert Review...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Shortly after returning from East Asia, I heard Demarre McGill perform Kevin Puts' Flute Concerto (2013) at Carnegie Hall with the New York Youth Symphony. McGill is Principal flute of the Seattle Symphony and acting assistant professor at CCM. He has performed as a soloist with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia...

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The Flute View In Concert (Seoul Arts Center)...

Apr 2, 2018 by

The Flute View Trio premiered Nicole Chamberlain's OLYMPUS for Flute Trio and Orchestra, written exclusively for the Gonjiam Festival 2018.  Fluter Scooter, Viviana Guzman and Barbara Siesel, Soloists, Philippe Bernold, Conductor with the Gyeonggi Philharmonic Orchestra in the Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, Korea.            ...

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Gonjiam Flute Festival: Video Interviews...

Apr 2, 2018 by

Viviana Guzman interviewed several of the Guest Artists of the Gonjiam Festival. Browse below to see interviews with Peter-Lukas Graf, Philippe Bernold, Yunhwa Song, Demarre McGill, Anne-Catherine Heinzmann, Christina Fassbender, and Festival Directors Philip Jundt and Soohyun Paik.              ...

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Dr. G’s April Flute Horoscopes...

Apr 2, 2018 by

The ”bad” news is that Mercury is still in retrograde until April 16th. The good news is that a New Moon falls in the same sign that Mercury is retrograde on April 15th. This is a wonderful gift from the universe after a period of revising and rethinking. Many...

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