Indian Hill Music, Littleton MA, Phone: 978-486-9524, Community music school offering private and group lessons, all ages, abilities, styles near Acton, Westford, Groton, Harvard, Chelmsford, Concord. Professional performance series featuring symphonic concerts by the Orchestra of Indian Hill, plus chamber music, jazz, and family events.
THE NEW ENGLAND FLUTE ORCHESTRA - the acclaimed high-level flute ensemble directed by Dr. Eileen Yarrison - is now part of INDIAN HILL MUSIC!
Formerly known as the Nashua Flute Choir, the 20-member New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music features all members of the flute family, from the piccolo to the contrabass flute. The ensemble performs several concerts throughout the season at Indian Hill Music and in the community. Interested in joining the ensemble? See below for audition information.
Now in its 32nd year, the 20-member New England Flute Orchestra of Indian Hill Music (formerly the Nashua Flute Choir) is a professional level ensemble made of up of music educators, church musicians, and flutists with formal training and a life-long commitment to music. Dr. Eileen Yarrison, a flute instructor at Gordon College and Indian Hill Music School, will continue to direct the ensemble at Indian Hill. Founded as a four-person ensemble in 1983, this voluntary, non-profit organization was devoted to the cultural and musical enrichment of Nashua, and surrounding communities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts for more than thirty years. The ensemble has premiered five commissioned works, has recorded three CDs, and was featured on television's New Hampshire Chronicle. They have performed at several National Flute Association Conventions and in Boston's Symphony Hall. In 2014 The Nashua Flute Choir changed its name to the New England Flute Orchestra, reflecting the growth of the ensemble, the geographic range of its performing venues, and plans for the future.
2018/19 Concert Season at Indian Hill Music
Sunday, October 28 at 3:00pm - Americana
Sunday, December 16 at 3:00pm - Holiday Cheer Around the World
Sunday, March 17 at 3:00pm - Music from the British and Celtic Isles
Sunday, May 19 at 3:00pm - Music of Our Time (2000 to Today)
AUDITION REPERTOIRE: The first and second movements of the Mozart G Major Concerto, OR the Poulenc Sonata, OR the Hindemith Sonata. Similar pieces may also be suitable.
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About our Director
Dr. Eileen Yarrison - Artistic Director
B.M., University of New Hampshire; M.M., Pennsylvania State University; D.M.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dr. Eileen Yarrison was the first flutist to receive a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Nebraska. (She also majored in German at University of New Hampshire, and attended the Goethe-Institute in Blaubeuren, Germany.) Highlights of her teaching career include standing in for each of her teachers at her three collegiate alma maters while they went on sabbatical leaves, teaching and conducting at the Summer Youth Music School of UNH, and making a "standing-room only" pedagogical presentation at the 1996 National Flute Association convention. Eileen has performed in the flute sections of the Omaha and Lincoln Symphony Orchestras of Nebraska, the Altoona Symphony, Centre Country Chamber Orchestra, and Music at Penn's Woods Festival Orchestras of Pennsylvania. When not performing, she teaches flute to students of all ages, holding positions at Gordon College and the Hamilton-Wenham Elementary Music program. Since 1997, Eileen has led this ensemble of professional and semi-professional flutists in several world premieres, two commissions, and three CD recording projects, including Points of View and A Falls House Christmas.She also leads Indian Hill's new Intergenerational Flute Choir.
IMPORTANT NOTICE:Indian Hill Music School reserves the right at any time to cancel a class due to insufficient enrollment. We will make every effort to hold all classes offered. In the case of a cancellation, those affected will be notified as soon as possible and a full refund will be issued if another suitable class is not available.