Lisa Garner Santa, Flute
Lisa Garner Santa currently serves as the flute professor at Texas Tech University. The impressive recordings on this CD provide a effective model for all serious flute students and teachers. She is ably accompanied on this CD by Lora Deahl, Piano.
Paul Lustig Dunkel, Flute
Paul Lustig Dunkel is currently Principal Flutist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra and Music Director of the Westchester Philharmonic. Accompanied by Peter Basquin on piano, Dunkel presents impressive performances of five extended works for flute.
Tanya Dusevic Witek, Flute & Piccolo
A Native of Calgary Canada, Tanya Dusevic Witek has appeared at the Mostly Mozart at Lincoln Center and the Banff Festival. She is the Principal Flutist of the New York Symphonic Ensemble and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Deeply committed to educational outreach, she has introduced thousands of public school children to classical music through her work as a Teaching Artist for the New york Philharmonic and the Lincoln Center Institute. This magnificent CD should be in the collection of all serious flute students and teachers.
Nan Raphael, Piccolo with Alfred Clark, Piano
Nan Raphael is Piccolo soloist with the United States Army Field Band and her CD is a wonderful model for any aspiring piccolo student. Excellent performances!
Raffaele Trevisani, Flute
Mr. Trevisanti is a student and protégé of James Galway and has inherited many of Galway's qualities and added some of his own. H thrilling sound and splendid techinique, coupled with electrifying clarity that's sculpted with great artistic precision, make this an inspiring CD.
The National Flute Choir, Amy Rice Blumenthal,Director
An outstanding Christmas CD featuring the always impressive National Flute Choir in a wide array of Christmas music performed by a choir of all of the different types of flutes. Very nice!
A tremendous CD featuring 20 world class flutists in a broad assortment of arrangements utilizing all members of the flute family. Running the gamut from fast and furious to serene and serious, the results will leave you, Breathless…. All young flute students should hear these fine players.
Richard Sherman, Flute with Ralph Votapek, Piano
A superb collection of Sonatas either written for or transcribed for flute. Enjoyable from the first note to the last, Sherman's beautiful tone and impressive technique make this CD an ideal model for serious flute students. Should be in the CD collection of all serious flutists!
Mark Sparks, Flute
An outstanding CD of important flute compositions by Baltimore Symphony flutist Mark Sparks. A wonderful recording that should be heard by all serious flute students and teachers. Very Highly Recommended!
Silver is the 10th CD recorded by the National Flute Choir and as usual, it features music that ranges from mellow and contemplative to lighthearted and exuberant. Flutes featured include: Piccolo, Eb Flute, C Flute, Flute d'Amour, Alto flute, Bass Flute, and Contra-Bass Flute, representing a span of 6 octaves. Very unique!