Monday, September 5, 2022

Intercultural Music Initiative Presents Liberian-Norwegian pianist Kamilla Arku and St. Louis based flutist Wendy Hymes Sunday October 9 @ 3 PM, St. Louis, MO


Intercultural Music Initiative Presents 

Liberian - Norwegian pianist Kamilla Arku and St. Louis based flutist Wendy Hymes
Performing music by diverse composers of color for piano and flute, along with familiar standard repertoire, including works by Elizabeth Brown, Valerie Coleman, Federico Mompou, Nkeiru Okoye, Fred Onovwerosuoke, and Germaine Tailleferre
Sunday October 9 @ 3:00 PM
Webster Groves Presbyterian Church
45 W. Lockwood Avenue
Saint Louis, MO, 63119
Featured guest artist Liberian-Norwegian pianist, Kamilla Arku draws on her diverse background as inspiration for her work as a performer, educator and scholar. She has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, the US, and Africa. Recent highlights include performances at the Royal Opera House, Hastings Piano Festival, and the International Florence Price Festival. In addition to performing, Arku is also committed to volunteer efforts, and is the Founder and Director of Music for Liberia, a charity supporting young people in Liberia through music-based fundraising. Kamilla is a graduate of Yale University, and the Royal Northern College of Music. 

Joining Arku on this program is flutist Wendy Hymes, director of the IMI Chamber Players, also a passionate performer of music by diverse composers. Her doctoral dissertation is on music written for flute by selected African composers. She has performed widely in the US and abroad. 

General admission tickets are $20, students and senior tickets are $10, and can be purchased at

Media Contact: Tina Sayers, Executive Director 
Phone: (314) 652-6800

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