Season 51 Concert XVIII
Made possible by funding from the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts:
The IWO Flute Quartet
Sydney Carlson, Leonard Garrison,
Jennifer Rhyne, Paul Taub
The Flute Music of Harvey Sollberger, 1958-2015
Friday, March 24, 7:30 pm at
The University of Iowa Recital Hall
read the concert program
The IWO Flute Quartet, named after the members' home states of Idaho, Washington, and Oregon, was formed in 2011 by four leading Pacific Northwest Flutists. Its purpose is to provide excellent performances of the best repertoire for four flutes with special emphasis on new music. The group has performed throughout the northwest and at two National Flute Association Conventions.
Sydney Carlson is Professor of Flute at Portland State University, a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra, and a frequent performer with the Oregon Symphony and Oregon Ballet Theater Orchestra. Ms. Carlson has performed in Mexico, Europe and China. She holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, East Carolina University and the University of Houston. She has recorded on the Mark, Delos, Albany, CIEM, and Urtext Digital labels.
Leonard Garrison is Associate Professor of Flute and Associate Director of the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho and former President of the National Flute Association. He performs in the Northwest Wind Quintet, the Walla Walla Symphony, and The Scott/Garrison Duo and teaches at the Red Lodge Music Festival in Montana and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan.
Jennifer Rhyne serves as Assistant Professor at Pacific Lutheran University where she teaches flute, directs the Sølvvinden Flute Ensemble, and performs with the Camas Woodwind Quintet. She is also a member of the Tacoma Symphony. Rhyne previously taught at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. She holds degrees from the Oberlin Conservatory, the University of Michigan, and Stony Brook University.
Paul Taub is Professor of Music at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle and flutist and Executive Director of the Seattle Chamber Players. Secretary of the National Flute Association, he has also served on the Board of Chamber Music America. He has toured extensively in Eastern Europe with SCP, and has recorded on Periplum, New Albion, New World, Mode and CRI. His CD, Edge: Flute Music from the Periphery of Europe was released in 2011.