AmiciMusic, Western North Carolina's award-winning chamber music organization, returns to First Presbyterian on Friday, December 1 at 7:30pm with a fun and energetic program of flute and piano music entitled "FLUTE FANDANGO."
The concert will include works by Astor Piazzolla, George Gershwin, Claude Bolling, Paul Schoenfield, and some ragtime as well. Acclaimed flutist Lea Kibler and pianist/Artistic Director Daniel Weiser will highlight the jazzier side of the classical literature as well as the influence of different folk idioms.
Tickets will be available at the door. Church members are only $15 and general admission is $20. Children 18 and under are always free. Buy your seats in advance for further discount at: https://amicimusic.org/concert/flute-fandango/. Or call Daniel Weiser at 802-369-0856 to purchase seats over the phone.
Flutist Lea Kibler has been hailed by critics as “bewitching and unforgettable” and a “top drawer flutist”. She was a member of the Florida Philharmonic Orchestra and the Florida Grand Opera orchestra and has toured as Principal Flutist of the Moscow Chamber Orchestra. Lea is a graduate of the Yale School of Music who now makes her home in Asheville and serves on the faculty of Clemson University. She released her CD, The Back of Beyond…Music inspired by the Appalachian Mountains, at the end of 2008.
Pianist Daniel Weiser has performed on many great stages, including the Weill Recital Hall of Carnegie Hall and the National Gallery of Art in D.C. He has also concertized around the world, including Israel, Thailand, Holland, and France and was the 1996 U.S. Artistic Ambassador Abroad, for which he performed on an eleven-country tour of the Middle East and Asia. He earned his Doctorate in Piano/Chamber Music from the Peabody Conservatory and has been on the music faculty of Dartmouth College, Johns Hopkins University, UNCA, and St. Paul’s School in Concord, NH. He is the founder and Artistic Director of both AmiciMusic and Classicopia, a similar chamber music organization based in New Hampshire. A phi beta kappa graduate of Columbia University with a degree in American History, he also spent a year at Harvard Law School at the same time as President Obama. Dr. Weiser now lives in Baltimore with his wife, Dr. Kisha Weiser, and their twelve-year old twin daughters, Emma and Sophie