40th Annual Flute Festival with guest artist Lorna McGhee

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Lorna McGhee
March 4, 2023
8:00AM - 6:00PM
Location
Timashev Building, 1900 College

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Add to Calendar 2023-03-04 08:00:00 2023-03-04 18:00:00 40th Annual Flute Festival with guest artist Lorna McGhee The Central Ohio Flute Association welcomes internationally acclaimed flutist Lorna McGhee, principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and artist lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University. She and collaborative pianist Dianne Frazer will perform a recital of works by Bach, Halphen, Widor, Bréville, Debussy and Schullhoff. She will also host a master class and a session on orchestral excerpts. The exhibit hall will feature national flute vendors and is the perfect place to try new flutes, browse large selections of flute music, and shop for flute accessories. Events will take place in the brand-new Timashev Family Music Building at The Ohio State University. Online registration for attendees opens in February at the COFA website, or register at the door on the day of the festival. For more information about the schedule, exhibitors and more, visit COFA. Questions? Contact Professor Katherine Borst Jones at jones.6@osu.edu. All events are subject to change. Scottish-born Lorna McGhee was appointed principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 2012. Known for her “exceptionally rich and vibrant tone” (Washington Post), McGhee has performed as guest principal with Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Academy of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields, Chamber Orchestra of Europe and has been fortunate to work with conductors such as Haitink, Gergiev, Rattle, Solti, Harnoncourt, Muti and Honeck. Before emigrating to North America in 1998, McGhee was co-principal flute of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, England. As a soloist, she has given concerto performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the United Kingdom; the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Toronto Philharmonia and Victoria Symphony in Canada; and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the United States. Career highlights include a performance of Penderecki's flute concerto with the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra under the baton of the composer in 2004 and a performance of the Nielsen Flute Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony in 2014 with Maestro Tortelier. As a chamber musician and recitalist, McGhee has performed in Europe, North America, Australia, Singapore and Japan in such venues as London's Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh International Festival, the Louvre (Paris), the Schubertsaal of Vienna's Konzerthaus, Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music. Read more. GETTING HERE While the new building for Theatre, Film and Media Arts remains under construction, the North side of the Timashev Music Building remains closed.  Park in the Ohio Union South Garage (open to visitors 24/7), walk north along College Rd. to enter the south doors of the Timashev Music Building. The Timashev Recital Hall is located on the ground floor, at the far north end of the building.  Weigel Auditorium is located on the second floor at the far south end of the building. An open stairway located just inside the south doors leads to the hall. If an elevator is needed, travel through the Music Commons at the south end of the building, to the hallway to the right of the restrooms. Follow the hallway through the double doors to the Weigel Auditorium elevator. Driving and Parking Instructions  Timashev Building, 1900 College School of Music music@osu.edu America/New_York public
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The Central Ohio Flute Association welcomes internationally acclaimed flutist Lorna McGhee, principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and artist lecturer at Carnegie Mellon University. She and collaborative pianist Dianne Frazer will perform a recital of works by Bach, Halphen, Widor, Bréville, Debussy and Schullhoff. She will also host a master class and a session on orchestral excerpts.

The exhibit hall will feature national flute vendors and is the perfect place to try new flutes, browse large selections of flute music, and shop for flute accessories.

Events will take place in the brand-new Timashev Family Music Building at The Ohio State University. Online registration for attendees opens in February at the COFA website, or register at the door on the day of the festival. For more information about the schedule, exhibitors and more, visit COFA. Questions? Contact Professor Katherine Borst Jones at jones.6@osu.edu.

All events are subject to change.


Scottish-born Lorna McGhee was appointed principal flute of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in 2012. Known for her “exceptionally rich and vibrant tone” (Washington Post), McGhee has performed as guest principal with Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Academy of St.-Martin-in-the-Fields, Chamber Orchestra of Europe and has been fortunate to work with conductors such as Haitink, Gergiev, Rattle, Solti, Harnoncourt, Muti and Honeck. Before emigrating to North America in 1998, McGhee was co-principal flute of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, England.

As a soloist, she has given concerto performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in the United Kingdom; the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Toronto Philharmonia and Victoria Symphony in Canada; and the Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra, San Luis Obispo Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in the United States. Career highlights include a performance of Penderecki's flute concerto with the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra under the baton of the composer in 2004 and a performance of the Nielsen Flute Concerto with the Pittsburgh Symphony in 2014 with Maestro Tortelier.

As a chamber musician and recitalist, McGhee has performed in Europe, North America, Australia, Singapore and Japan in such venues as London's Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh International Festival, the Louvre (Paris), the Schubertsaal of Vienna's Konzerthaus, Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival and the Australian Festival of Chamber Music. Read more.


GETTING HERE

While the new building for Theatre, Film and Media Arts remains under construction, the North side of the Timashev Music Building remains closed. 

Park in the Ohio Union South Garage (open to visitors 24/7), walk north along College Rd. to enter the south doors of the Timashev Music Building.

The Timashev Recital Hall is located on the ground floor, at the far north end of the building. 

Weigel Auditorium is located on the second floor at the far south end of the building. An open stairway located just inside the south doors leads to the hall.

  • If an elevator is needed, travel through the Music Commons at the south end of the building, to the hallway to the right of the restrooms. Follow the hallway through the double doors to the Weigel Auditorium elevator.

Driving and Parking Instructions 

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