Thursday, July 26, 2018

New Music Horizons Special Event Concert August 17, 7:30 PM, St. Louis, MO

Intercultural Music Initiative / African Musical Arts

The Intercultural Music Initiative opens it 2018-19 concert season with a special event concert titled, "New Musical Horizons" featuring international flute soloist Sami Junnonen from Finland, Nigerian-American pianist Echezonachukwu Nduka, and American flutist Wendy Hymes in a recital Friday, August 17th at 7:30 PM. The concert will take place at Parkway UCC Church, 2841 N Ballas Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63131

The Program will include Variations on a Pende Folk Melody for Solo Flute by Fred Onovwerosuoke, Chant de Linos for Flute and Piano by André JolivetDivertissement Grec for Two Flutes and Piano by  Philippe Gaubert, and Andante & Rondo for Two Flutes and Piano, Op. 25 by  Albert Franz Doppler. Also, Montagues and Capulets from Sergei Prokofiev's "Romeo & Juliet, and Sonata in E Minor by Ludwig Van Beethoven.
Tickets are $20 general admission, $10 students/seniors, and may be purchased in advance by calling (314) 289-4051 or at the door. 
Junnonen will also give a masterclass for area flutists on Saturday, 8/18 from 2:00 - 5:30pm, also at Parkway UCC Church. The cost is $30 for performers and $10 for students. Flutists interested in performing can contact Wendy Hymes at for more information.  

Nduka will give a masterclass on African Pianism, on Wednesday 8/15 at the Centene Center for Arts & Education. Registration required by calling 314-266-8705

Sami Junnonen

Echezonachukwu Nduka

Wendy Hymes

Tickets now on sale at our Box Office, 

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