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CANCELED: Erin Murphy and Kirstin Ihde: Day and Night – Modern Flute and Piano Duos by Women Composers

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Erin K. Murphy frequently performs with orchestras, in chamber music collaborations, and as a soloist throughout the U.S. and abroad. She holds flute performance degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Northwestern University, and University of Michigan. In addition, she earned a performance certificate while studying in England at Trevor Wye’s international flute studio. Erin has performed as a soloist with the Great Lakes Chamber Orchestra, Lake Forest Civic Orchestra, Ravenswood Community Orchestra, and Whitewater Chamber Players. Recent orchestral performances include those with the Kansas City Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, and Symphony of Southeast Texas. She is a founding member and flutist of Lakeshore Rush, a chamber ensemble that frequently collaborates with composers and performs lesser-known contemporary works. Her recent recording of modern flute and piano duos by female composers is scheduled for release in 2020. Dr. Murphy joined the faculty at Oklahoma State University as the Assistant Professor of Flute in 2018. She held previous teaching appointments at Lamar University, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and Maranatha Baptist University. Her articles have been published in The Flutist Quarterly, Journal of the International Alliance for Women in Music, FQ Plus, Flute Talk, BandDirectorsTalkShop.com, and Chicago Flute Club’s Pipeline. Visit www.erinkmurphyflute.com for more information.

Kirstin Ihde is currently Assistant Professor of Piano at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where she teaches class and secondary applied piano and collaborates frequently with both students and faculty. In addition, she maintains a private studio and works extensively as a freelance collaborative pianist. Kirstin graduated with a DMA in collaborative piano from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied with Professor Martha Fischer. One of Kirstin’s areas of research includes the unpublished songs of the American composer John Duke, which involved both recording and editing a collection of them in collaboration with soprano Karen Bishop. Prior appointments include working as a class piano instructor at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin, and as an instructor of class piano and accompanying at the University of Northern Iowa. A native of Elkader, Iowa, she holds a BA in piano performance from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, where she studied with Dr. Joan Trapp, and an MM in piano performance from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa, where she studied with Howard Aibel and Genadi Zagor.


April 21
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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