Nora Lee Garcia, Flute
Jamila Tekalli, Piano
Nora Lee Garcia is one of the most highly regarded flutists in the concert world today. As a Powell Flutes Artist and Associate Professor of Flute at the University of Central Florida, she is in demand throughout the United States, Europe, and South America as a soloist, chamber artist, and teacher.
She has premiered numerous pieces, such as Prelude and Dance by Howard Buss (winner of the 2004 National Flute Association Newly-Published Music Competition), Robert Brownlow’s Concerto for flute, chamber orchestra and vibraphone at the Interlochen Music Festival, Edmundo Vazques’ Alturas II in Chile at the Escuela Moderna de Música, Orlando García’s El Silencio despues de la lluvia at the Moulin d’Ande in France, and most recently, Gary Schocker’s Under the Sultan.
This program will feature Nora Lee Garcia's commission of Gary Shocker's Under the Sultan as well as works by Paul Schoenfield, Mike Mower, and Paul Taffanel.