October 10, 2019 / Vincennes University Department of Music welcomes
Terre Haute Flute Choir for guest performance Oct. 17
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Terre Haute Flute Choir will present a guest
concert on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. EDT in the Red Skelton Performing Arts
Center Theatre, 20 W. Red Skelton Blvd. The concert is free and
the public is invited to attend. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Established in 2017, the Terre Haute Flute Choir consists of 12
professional flutists from Central and Southern Indiana. Under the
direction of Dr. Joyce Wilson, the ensemble rehearses weekly in Terre
Haute, and has performed recitals at the Swope Art Museum, the Osher
Lifelong Learning Institute of Indiana State University, the Vigo
County Historical Society, and Westminster Village. Instruments used
by the musicians showcase the entire flute family, including the alto
and bass flutes as well as the piccolo and pennywhistle.
The ensemble will perform a lively concert of original and
transcribed works. Several area high school flute students, along with
Vincennes University flute students, have been invited to join Terre
Haute Flute Choir members for one of the selections.
Several local flutists are members of the flute choir. They include
Stephanie O’Brian, Director of Bands at Barr-Reeve Middle-High School;
Amy Hamm, Director of Bands at Loogootee Junior-Senior High School;
Betsy Graves, retired Loogootee Junior-Senior High School Director of
Bands; and Elizabeth Ornduff, who formerly taught at Franklin and
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