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April Clayton to present faculty flute recital Jan. 15

Brigham Young University School of Music faculty member April Clayton will present a flute recital Friday, Jan. 15, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Clayton, accompanied by Jed Moss at the piano, will perform a variety of pieces, including the Sonata in E major by Johann Sebastian Bach "Encuentro" by Manuel Sosa and "Ballade" by Frank Martin.

Clayton received her doctorate in music arts from the Juilliard School. Recent highlights include touring as a guest with the New York Woodwind Quintet and being featured in a cover story by Flute Talk magazine as a leading flutist of her generation.

She has also performed in festivals around the world, including the XIX Seminários Internacionais de Musica at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil, the Holders' Season Festival in Barbados, as well as at venues in Italy, Germany, Russia, Mexico and South Korea.

Clayton is also a member of BYU's Orpheus Winds Quintet and is principal flutist with the Utah Chamber Artists.

For more information, contact April Clayton at (801) 422-1177.

Writer: Ricardo Castro

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