Serenade Duo

Michelle LaPorte, flute & Gerry Saulter, guitar

Heckscher Museum of Art
Jan
4
7:00 PM19:00

Heckscher Museum of Art

Latin American Flute & Guitar First Fridays

In coordination with the Museum’s exhibition, Rivera and Beyond: Latin American Art from the Joan and Milton Bagley Collection, celebrate the beauty and spirit of Latin American culture with music for flute and guitar over three Museum First Fridays.  

JANUARY 4 - A New Argentina

Michelle LaPorte, flute and Gerry Saulter, guitar

Experience a recital program that explores the expressive artistry of flute and guitar chamber music by contemporary Argentine composers. In addition to honoring the legacy of Astor Piazzolla as the Father of Tango Nuevo, this program includes flute and guitar works by notable 21st century composers Maximo Diego Pujol and Jose Luis Merlin who continue to transform the musical landscape of Argentina and beyond.

FEBRUARY 1 - Colors of Latin America

Darwin Cosme, flute and John Rivera Pico, guitar

MARCH 1 - Viva Americas!

Michelle LaPorte and Darwin Cosme - flutes

Gerry Saulter and John Rivera Pico - guitars

Heckscher Museum of Art

2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY

631.351.3250

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Heckscher Museum of Art
Feb
1
7:00 PM19:00

Heckscher Museum of Art

Latin American Flute & Guitar First Fridays

In coordination with the Museum’s exhibition, Rivera and Beyond: Latin American Art from the Joan and Milton Bagley Collection, celebrate the beauty and spirit of Latin American culture with music for flute and guitar over three Museum First Fridays.  

FEBRUARY 1 - Colors of Latin America

Darwin Cosme, flute and John Rivera Pico, guitar

Enjoy an evening with award-winning young musicians from Puerto Rico as they share a program displaying the virtuosity of Latin composed music. Featuring contemporary works by Alberto Rodriguez (Puerto Rico) and Latin Grammy Award Winner, Leo Brouwer (Cuba).

MARCH 1 - Viva Americas!

Michelle LaPorte and Darwin Cosme - flutes

Gerry Saulter and John Rivera Pico - guitars

Heckscher Museum of Art

2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY

631.351.3250

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Heckscher Museum of Art
Mar
1
7:00 PM19:00

Heckscher Museum of Art

Latin American Flute & Guitar First Fridays

In coordination with the Museum’s exhibition, Rivera and Beyond: Latin American Art from the Joan and Milton Bagley Collection, celebrate the beauty and spirit of Latin American culture with music for flute and guitar over three Museum First Fridays.  

MARCH 1 - Viva Americas!

Michelle LaPorte and Darwin Cosme - flutes

Gerry Saulter and John Rivera Pico - guitars

Spice up your weekend with a grand finale performance of the Museum’s Latin American First Friday series! Explore the musical evolution of tango through the 20th and 21st centuries with two generations of virtuosic flute and guitar duos. Featuring works from Argentina, Cuba, and Brazil.

Heckscher Museum of Art

2 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY

631.351.3250

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Custer Observatory
Oct
13
5:00 PM17:00

Custer Observatory

Serenade Under the Stars

Enjoy an evening under the stars of contemporary flute and guitar music celebrating the beauty of Latin heritage, culture, and spirit. This program of works by composers from Brazil, Argentina and Spain features favorite classics by Heitor Villa-Lobos and Enrique Granados, alongside original arrangements of works by Astor Piazzolla and more!

Stargazing will follow beginning at nightfall (weather permitting).

1115 Main Bayview Road

Southold, NY 

custerobservatory.org

PURCHASE TICKETS General Admission $20 / Observatory Members $15

Seating is extremely limited for this performance; please reserve your seats early!

Advisory: the observation dome is located on the third floor of the observatory and can only be accessed by climbing two flights of steep stairs.

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Whisper Woods
Aug
19
3:30 PM15:30

Whisper Woods

Flute Soliloquy

Flutist Michelle LaPorte shares a musical storytelling program of solo flute repertoire from around the world. Enjoy peaceful and imaginative flute, alto flute, and piccolo selections that celebrate the beauty of these melodic instruments.

Smithtown, NY (Private Event)

 

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Nov
8
8:00 AM08:00

Balanced Mind Curriculum Conference

Woodwind Wonders: Practical Solutions to Correct Common Technical Performance Issues on the Clarinet, Flute, Saxophone and Bassoon

Dr. Levana Cohen, Suffolk Community College
Mr. Jonathan Watkins, Wright Music

Ms. Michelle LaPorte, Suffolk Community College & Five Towns College
Mr. Scott Litroff, Queensborough Community College

Balanced Mind

Molloy College

Rockville Centre, NY

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