music and performing arts lecturer, 308.865.8618
The University of Nebraska at Kearney Concerts-on-the-Platte Series will present flutist Dr. Virginia Broffitt on Monday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m.
An assistant professor of flute at Oklahoma State University, Dr. Broffitt is a soloist, and an orchestral and chamber musician. The performance, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall.
Dr. Broffitt will perform six selections: “The Great Train Race” by Ian Clarke; “Le Folies d’Espagne” by Marin Marais; “Concerto, op. 283” by Carl Reiniecke, accompanied on piano by Dr. Marilyn Musick of Kearney; “Evocação” by Pattapio Silva, accompanied by Dr. Musick; “Sonata for two flutes in E minor” by Georg Philipp Telemann, performed with Franziska Nabb, UNK lecturer in music; and “Le Merle Blanc,” by Eugène Damaré, accompanied by Dr. Musick.
Originally from Iowa City, Iowa, Dr. Broffitt holds a bachelor of music degree in flute performance from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. She then went on to earn a master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees in flute performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. In 2004, she won the National Flute Association’s Young Artist Competition.
In addition to the Monday night performance, Dr. Broffitt will also teach a masterclass for high school and university flute students from 10 a.m. – noon at the UNK Fine Arts Recital Hall. Among the students who will be participating in the masterclass are, listed alphabetically by hometown:
Bennington- Victoria Klaus
Dickens- Brooke Harris
Kearney- Sarah Cole, Dan Gibbs, Ashley Jeffs, Jaci Uden, Tyler Walker
McCook- Raisa “Julie” Gates
Newcastle- Amanda Muller
North Platte- Barbara Lloyd