July 26-30. Sasha teaches flute repertoire, masterclass and flute explorers at the new Desert Suzuki Institute in Las Vegas, NV. Highlights include the Book 1 Flute Explorer class (ages 6-10) performing Victor Fortin’s Flute and Dolphin duet using headjoint and extended techniques, a joint final concert of Suzuki Flute and 15+ Piano students in monster piano concert formation of Suzuki Flute and Piano Book 1 and 2 selections!
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Santa Fe presents Has Krasa’s children’s opera Brundibar, arranged for Flute, Cello, Clarinet and Piano by Jim Preus and directed by Marilyn Barnes. Starring the fab Tim Wilson as Brundibar.
Sasha conducts the SAA Flute Choir ages 9-18 in performances of Phil Baxter’s Piccolo Pete, Dawn Carol by Margaret Lowe and Walk Like This! (a piece using extended techniques) by Ian Clarke. Also on the program Ashokan Farewell by Ungar.
I also presented on my new website: www.suzukifluterep.com an annotated bibliography of supplemental materials for the Suzuki flute method, graded according to student book level and ability.
Sasha performs the solo piccolo part in Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 at Macky Auditorium in Boulder with Julie Simson, mezzo-soprano.
Sasha sings the soprano role of Belinda in the Santa Fe Symphony and Chorus production of Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at St. Francis Auditorium.