Porter flute recital Saturday


Amy Porter

CLINTON — Hamilton College Performing Arts presents a flute recital by Amy Porter on Saturday at 8 p.m., in Wellin Hall, Schambach Center for Music and the Performing Arts.

Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Call 859-4350 or visit www.hamiltonpa.org for tickets or information.

The program will include Aaron Copland’s Duo for Flute and Piano, Bach’s Prelude in C-minor from the Cello Suite #5 (arranged for flute by Paul Meisen), David Sampson’s Undercurrents for Solo (written for Amy Porter), and other works for flute and piano.

Three-time international prize winning flutist Amy Porter has been acclaimed by major critics as an "exciting and inspiring American artist." A native of Wilmington, Del., Porter is a graduate of the Juilliard School.

She held the position of associate principal flute in the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for eight years before becoming a professor of flute at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance in Ann Arbor.

Porter is accompanied by pianist Christopher Harding. Harding teaches undergraduate and graduate piano performance and chamber music at the University of Michigan and also serves on the faculty of the Indiana University Summer Piano Academy. He is a frequent guest artist and teacher at the MasterWorks Festival in Winona Lake, Ind.

On the net: www.hamiltonpa.org