Immanuel Davis, classical flute
Thursday, July 11, 2013
At the Essex Community Church
Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
The Essex Community Concert “mid-day concert” series is held on Thursday mornings at 11:30 am, and lasts about 45 minutes. Concerts are located in the Essex Community Church, just across the street from the Essex-Charlotte ferry dock.
About Immanuel Davis
Flutist Immanuel Davis is a highly versatile performer and innovative teacher. He has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician at Weill Recital hall at Carnegie Hall, MoMa’s Summer Garden Series, Noonday Concerts at Trinity Church, and the Meet the Virtuoso series at the 92nd St Y. As a member of the New York Flute and Harp Project, he has performed with harpist Park Stickney at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and on board the Queen Elizabeth 2. Orchestral work has included performances with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Oregon Symphony, Riverside Symphony, Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Jupiter Symphony, and Buffalo Philharmonic. Davis has also played on Broadway in Show Boat and Ragtime, among others, and has performed with the contemporary music ensembles Music Mobile and 20th Century and Beyond. Immanuel released his first CD, Prevailing Winds in December of 2003.
Increasingly in demand as a teacher, he has been invited to teach classes at Yale University, Grinnell College, the North Carolina School of the Arts, and Seattle Pacific University. For several years he taught with Keith Underwood in master classes at Hidden Valley in California, and will soon be making his fifth trip to Mexico, where he serves as woodwind clinician for the Guanajuato Symphony Orchestra. This August Immanuel will play and teach a master class at the 2004 summer National Flute Convention to be held in Nashville, Tennessee. Educated at the Juilliard School, Davis received both Bachelors and Masters degrees as a student of Julius Baker. Other studies have been with Keith Underwood, Ransom Wilson, Sandra Miller, and with Philip Dunigan at the North Carolina School of the Arts. In 2001 he was awarded a Fulbright Grant under the auspices of the Netherlands-America Foundation for study of the baroque flute.
Immanuel Davis plays on Louis Lot flute #888 made in Paris in 1866. Louis Lot is known as the Stradivarius of flute makers. This flute, one of his earliest, is probably the oldest modern flute being played on the concert circuit today.
Immanuel Davis has been the flute professor at the University of Minnesota since 2001.
Read through the full list of this season’s Essex Community Concerts.
- 2013 Essex Community Concert Schedule (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- 2013 Meadowmount Concerts (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Essex, NY: Fourth of July 2013 (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
- Vintage Postcard: Rosslyn/Essex Waterfront (www.essexonlakechamplain.com)
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