Woodbridge Flute Choir Present a Little Latin Music

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Provided by Woodbridge Flute Choir

Vivian Yuan

The Woodbridge Flute Choir (WFC), directed by Debbie Gilbert and assisted by Lisa Sheldone, will present “A Little Latin Music,” featuring its 10th annual Concerto Scholarship winner, Vivian Yuan, on Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 3:00 p. m. at Greenwich Presbyterian Church in Nokesville.  Admission is free.

The concert will feature Vivian Yuan, the winner of the WFC’s annual High School Concerto Scholarship Competition.  An 11th grader at Richard Montgomery High School, she studies with Susan Brandt.  She will receive a scholarship award of $500 to be used toward her music studies, and will perform the Grand Polonaise in D Major, Opus 16 by Theobald Boehm with the Flute Choir.

The concert will also feature original works written for flute choir inspired by Latin music.  The choir will play Flute Fandango by Sonny Burnette, Flautista (which includes a Samba, Mambo and Bolero) by John W. N. Palmer, Mr. Sanchez by Peter Senchuk, and Fireflies by Ladd McIntosh.  The group will also play Oblivion and Libertango by Astor Piazzolla and arranged by Mel Orriss and Gareth McLearnon, The Girls from Ipanema by Antonio Carlos Jobim and arranged by Kelly Via plus Tico, Tico by Iriving Drake, Albysio Oliveria and Zequinha Abreu, arranged for flute choir by Trevor Wye.

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