Intercultural Music Initiative Presents Liberian-Norwegian pianist Kamilla Arku and St. Louis based flutist Wendy Hymes Sunday October 9 @ 3 PM, St. Louis, MO

 

Intercultural Music Initiative Presents 

Liberian – Norwegian pianist Kamilla Arku and St. Louis based flutist Wendy Hymes

 

Performing
music by diverse composers of color for piano and flute, along with
familiar standard repertoire, including works by Elizabeth Brown,
Valerie Coleman, Federico Mompou, Nkeiru Okoye, Fred Onovwerosuoke, and
Germaine Tailleferre

 

Sunday October 9 @ 3:00 PM
Webster Groves Presbyterian Church
45 W. Lockwood Avenue
Saint Louis, MO, 63119
 

Featured guest artist
Liberian-Norwegian pianist, Kamilla Arku draws on her diverse background
as inspiration for her work as a performer, educator and scholar. She
has performed as a soloist and chamber musician in Europe, the US, and
Africa. Recent highlights include performances at the Royal Opera House,
Hastings Piano Festival, and the International Florence Price Festival.
In addition to performing, Arku is also committed to volunteer efforts,
and is the Founder and Director of Music for Liberia,
a charity supporting young people in Liberia through music-based
fundraising. Kamilla is a graduate of Yale University, and the Royal
Northern College of Music. 

 

Joining
Arku on this program is flutist Wendy Hymes, director of the IMI
Chamber Players, also a passionate performer of music by diverse
composers. Her doctoral dissertation is on music written for flute by
selected African composers. She has performed widely in the US and
abroad. 


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