Our first meeting of 2021!
Paige Long presents 20,000 Leagues Under the C (concert flute). Low flutes specialist Paige Dashner Long invites you to explore all flutes that speak below the concert flute in this interactive session. C flutes can play bass flute parts.
Paige Dashner Long is an internationally recognized flute choir director, contrabass flutist and award winning composer. Currently Ms Long, an Altus Flutes Artist, directs the Metropolitan Flute Orchestra, in summer residence at New England Conservatory, the Daytona State College Flute Choir and the Florida Flute Orchestra. She is the chairperson of the Low Flutes Committee of the National Flute Association (NFA), is a recent coordinator for the NFA’s Flute Choir Composition Competition, served on the executive board of the Florida Flute Association and is past president of the Great Boston Flute Association. Her original composition for flute orchestra, Eventide Soliloquy, was a winner of the 2012 NFA Newly Published Music Composition.As an active teacher, she is part of the music faculty at the Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College in Daytona Beach, Florida. As an active guest flute clinician and ensemble director, she has led workshops and directed flute ensembles for music schools in France, Germany and Mexico, as well as for universities and flute associations throughout America. She performs with the International Flute Orchestra. As an active performer, Ms. Long plays flute and harpsichord with the Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra and the Chamber Players of Palm Coast. Her compositions and arrangements can be found at Falls House Press and ALRY Publications.
As a low flutes specialist, she has been featured on CNN’s Great Big Story, FOX New Orlando and has written several articles for Flute Talk Magazine, as well as for flute association newsletters throughout the country.
Alice Lenaghan performs here on January 10. Pieces TBA
An active orchestral musician both regionally and nationally, Alice Lenaghan is currently the
Principal Flutist of the Oakland Symphony and has performed Principal Flute with the Detroit,
Toledo, Flint, Napa, Stockton, Modesto, Fremont and Reno Symphonies and Michigan and
Sacramento Operas. As a chamber musician she has performed numerous years at the National
Flute Association conventions and her premiere CD, Doppler Effect, is available from Flute
World. Her flute and piano duo, Keys and Breeze, frequently presents audience friendly recitals
and has been awarded a performance grant through the Yolo County Arts and California Arts
Councils. She has also been a guest performer with the contemporary ensembles Earplay and the
San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. Dr. Lenaghan received a DMA from the University
of Michigan and additional performance degrees from Western Michigan University (M.M) and
the Oberlin Conservatory of Music (B.M.). Her teachers include Leone Buyse, Christine Smith,
Michel Debost, Ervin Monroe and Michael Lynn (traverso). She also loves performing on the
baroque and Irish flutes and lives in Sacramento with her husband where she enjoys reading,
cooking, and sewing and is an award winning knitter.