Blaze (2015)

For flute quintet
Duration: 5 minutes

Commissioned by the University of Michigan Flute Studio

 

Program note:

The sun peeked over the hill
stretching its long arms
of pink
orange
and yellow
and the sky was set ablaze

 

Performance video:
Nina Shekhar, Anna Thompson, Bret Patterson, Rachel Berkowitz, and Cassie Mullenix, flutes
University of Michigan Flute Studio Recital
Britton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor, MI
April 13th, 2015

 

Audio recording:
Nina Shekhar, Anna Thompson, Bret Patterson, Rachel Berkowitz, and Cassie Mullenix, flutes
University of Michigan Student Composers Concert
Britton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor, MI
April 14th, 2015

 

Performances:

April 4th, 2015
Sophomore flute recital
Performed by Nina Shekhar, Anna Thompson, Bret Patterson, Rachel Berkowitz, and Cassie Mullenix
Cady Room, Stearns Building, Ann Arbor, MI

April 13th, 2015
University of Michigan Flute Studio Recital
Performed by Nina Shekhar, Anna Thompson, Bret Patterson, Rachel Berkowitz, and Cassie Mullenix
Britton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor, MI

April 14th, 2015UM Student Composers Concert Poster - April 2015
University of Michigan Student Composers Concert
Performed by Nina Shekhar, Anna Thompson, Bret Patterson, Rachel Berkowitz, and Cassie Mullenix
Britton Recital Hall, Ann Arbor, MI

August 14th, 2016
44th Annual National Flute Association (NFA) Convention
Performed by the University of Michigan Flute Ensemble:
Melissa Mashner, Elise Henry, Deanna Pyeon, Merryl Monard, and Amy Porter
Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, California