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Faculty Artist Series: Music in the Shape of a Pear, Composition

  • Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Location: Noble Recital Hall, Jenson-Noble Hall of Music

'Music in The Shape of a Pear'

Luther College presents flutist Lisa Bost-Sandberg Sept. 29

DECORAH, Iowa – Luther College presents flutist Lisa Bost-Sandberg in a concert of contemporary solo flute music at noon on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Noble Recital Hall of the Jenson-Noble Hall of Music on the Luther campus. Following the concert, at 2:30 p.m., Bost-Sandberg will present a composition workshop in the Center for Fine Arts room 217.

The concert and workshop are both open to the public with no charge for admission.

This concert marks the 28th concert in Luther's "Music in the Shape of a Pear," a concert series directed by Brooke Joyce. Performances include collaborations between Luther faculty, staff and students, local musicians and guest recitalists.

Included on the concert program are works by Eve Beglarian, Robert Dick, Lawrence Fritts, Brooke Joyce, Joseph Klein and Harvey Sollberger. Bost-Sandberg will also perform two of her own works.  

Bost-Sandberg is a flutist, composer and improviser deeply committed to contemporary music as well as its rich roots in the classical repertoire. In demand as a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed across the United States and Europe, including National Flute Association conventions, new music festivals such as SEAMUS, an electro-acoustic society in the US; EMM, a Midwest based electronic music festival; Pixilerations, a digital music and art showcase; Spark, a New Zealand based creative visionary festival; and SCI, the Society of Composers, Inc., as well as guest appearances at universities.

She is the flutist for the InterSpheres Trio, which toured Hungary in 2014, and served as principal flute of the Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra from 2013-17. She has recorded on the Albany, GIA and North Texas Jazz labels.

Currently serving the National Flute Association as chair of New Music Advisory Committee, on Nov. 1 she will begin a term on the NFA Board of Directors.

Bost-Sandberg has taught masterclasses, presented lecture-recitals and led workshops at numerous institutions. She is an instructor of flute at the University of North Dakota and teaches at the International Music Camp. She has also served on the faculties of the University of Mary in Bismarck, North Dakota, the University of North Texas, the University of Texas at Dallas, Clarke College in Vancouver, Washington and at the Great Neck Arts Center in New York.

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,050, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: http://www.luther.edu.

Questions? Contact brooke.joyce