August 2012 Convention
Las Vegas, NV

Flute Choir Showcase I

New Mexico Staate Flute Ensemble

Stanford Flute Ensemble’s program included Ary van Leeuwen’s arrangement of Turkey in the Straw, excerpts from Bizet’s L’Arlesienne Suite No. 1, and Um a Zero by Brazilian composer Pixinguinha. The program was shared with New Mexico University State University’s Flute Ensemble, which performed Catherine McMichael’s Silver Celebration, Sonny Burnette’s Stained Glass Images, Ann Cameron Pearce’s Spanish Love Song, Phyllis Avidan Louke’s Echoes in the Wind, Trevor Wye’s arrangement of the Brazilian classic Tico Tico, and the newly composed Vista Encanto by New Mexican composer Lon W. Chaffin.

—Phyllis Louke