Dr. Christine Beard tours Arkansas and Missouri

UNO’s Professor of Flute Christine Beard recently completed a 9 day tour in Arkansas and Missouri where she presented flute clinics for over 100 flute students at Bentonville High School, Bryant Middle School, Bryant High School, Bethel Middle School, Little Rock Central High School, and Hartville Middle School. In addition to engaging with students in the public schools, Dr. Beard’s tour also included working with the Hot Springs Flute Ensemble in rehearsal, and presenting music marketing lectures and teaching flute masterclasses to flute majors at both Henderson State University (Arkadelphia, AR) and at her alma mater of Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR). Her 3-day residency at ASU concluded with a guest solo recital with pianist Lauren Schack-Clark in a program of 21st-century works for flute and piccolo by Derek Charke, Keith Gates, Ian Clarke, Herman Beeftink, Dana Wilson, Matt Smith and Nebraska-based composer Daniel Baldwin.

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