Southeast Michigan Flute Association

Cadenza Schedule

Friday December 4, 2020
7:00 pmCadenza Welcome by Gail Green
7:15 pmSharon Sparrow introduces the DSO
7:30 pm Detroit Symphony Orchestra Concert
Buy your ticket ahead to watch the DSO's Live 
8:30 pmQ&A with Sharon Sparrow at our Virtual Cocktail Hour
Make the SEMFA Cadenza Cocktail at home! 
Saturday December 5, 2020
10:00 amMapping Moyse, presented by Brandon LePage
10:30 amPerformance of "Dawn Carol", presented by the Wayne State University Flute Choir and Alumni
10:45 amPlaying Without Pain, presented by Francesca Leo
11:30 amSpeed Reading, presented by Nicholas Buonanni
12:00 pm"Chant for Solo Flute" by Timothy Hagen, performed by Brandon LePage
12:15 pmIntentional Fluting, presented by James Brinkmann
1:00 pmSpeaking on Gaubert , presented by Amy Porter and Dr. Penelope Fischer
2:00 pmTools of Resilience, presented by Tess Miller
2:45 pm"Ecstatic Dances" by Ross Edwards. performed by Aura Duo
3:00 pmMasterclass with Sharon Sparrow
Participants - Abigail Middaugh, Brittany Bissa, and Kayla Cieslak
4:45 pm"Celtic Flutes at Midnight" by Ervin Monroe, performed by DFG 2.0
5:00 pm Flute Ensemble Panel Discussion
Grab your Cadenza Cocktail and come listen to our discussion.
Sunday, December 6, 2020
10:00 amWake-up and Warm-up, presented byJames Brinkmann
10:30 am"Londonderry Air", performed by The Trill Seekers
10:45 amInteractive Flute Lab, presented by Stephanie Hoeckley
11:15 am"I Wonder as I Wander" by Nicole Chamberlain, performed by Jeffrey Beyer
11:30 amThe Art of the Duo, presented by Aura Duo
12:15 pmDIY Repair Tips and Tricks, presented by Robert Johnson from Flute Specialists, Inc.
1:00 pm Journey to the DSO, Presented by Hannah Hammel and performance of Valerie Coleman's "Danza de la Mariposa"
2:00 pmAn Interview with Composer Nina Shekar with Dr. Deborah Rebeck Ash
2:45 pm"The Moonbright Sea" by Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda, performed by Michigan Flute Orchestra
3:00 pmA Hybrid Recital of Expression and Evolution with Sharon Sparrow, pianist Rudolf Ozolins, and You! 
Bring your Flute!
5:00 pm                  Muramatsu America History and Demonstration
Events in purple will be Live on Zoom, events in black will be released on SEMFA's YouTube Channel.


SEMFA 2020 Cadenza Online Symposium Resource List


List of pieces mentioned during Cadenza Virtual Cocktail Hour 

Malcolm Arnold — Fantasy 

Franz Schubert — Variations 

Carlos Simon — Move It! 

Various — Eight Visions New Anthology 

Allison Loggins-Hull — Homeland 

Henri Tomasi — Les Cyclades 

Brandon LePage — Mapping Moyse 


Nicholas Buonanni — Speed Reading: Score Study & Pattern Recognition 

James Brinkmann — Intentional Fluting & Wake-up and Warm-up 


Aura Duo — The Art of the Duo: A New Method 


Sharon Sparrow Sunday Recital Repertoire 

J.S. Bach — Presto from Violin Sonata in g minor (transcribed for solo flute) BWV 1001 

P.O. Ferroud — Trois Pièces pour flute 

Allison Loggins-Hull — Homeland 

Roland Revell — Trois pensées 

Sigfrid Karg-Elert — Sonata in F# minor “Appassionata” for solo flute 

Fernand Halphen — Sicilienne 

G.P. Telemann — Fantasia No. 3 for two flutes (arr. J. Zook and S. Sparrow) 

American Spiritual arr. Paula Robison — Deep River 

Carl Nielsen — The Fog is Lifting