August 2012 Convention
Las Vegas, NV

Collegiate Flute Choir Concert

John Bailey (above) and Sophie Dufeutrelle (below)

The Collegiate Flute Choir Concert was conducted by University of Nebraska-Lincoln flute professor, John Bailey. The program featured standard flute choir literature including Verdi’s Overture to Nabucco, Anthony Holland’s Angstrom, Peter Schickele’s Monochrome V, and Bizet’s L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2, arranged by Shaul Ben-Meir. Guest conductor French flutist and composer Sophie Dufeutrelle conducted her arrangement of Le Serpent à Son…nets by Jean-Michel Cayre. This composition in three movements contains extensive use of wind noise and other extended techniques.

—Phyllis Louke

photos by Phyllis Louke