Library welcomes Wilton flutist
Wiltonian Jessica Raposo returns to Wilton Library’s Brubeck Room stage for a Connecticut’s Own concert on Sunday, April 14, from 4 to 5 p.m. The flutist will be joined by pianist Andrew Gordon and guitarist Daniel Corr in this free concert. Their selections will include works by J.S. Bach, Georges Enesco and Katherine Hoover.
Ms. Raposo is a freelance flutist and teacher in Fairfield County. She has earned music degrees from the University of Michigan (BM), the Royal Academy of Music (London, MM), and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, DMA). In addition to her private teaching, Ms. Raposo teaches at Fairfield University and the Norwalk and Naugatuck Valley community colleges. She also conducts the flute choirs of the Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic program. She has performed in Carnegie Hall, London and Rome and for Sir James Galway at the UBC FluteFest. She has won the National Flute Association’s Piccolo Masterclass and Graduate Research competitions. She performed previously at Wilton Library in 2010 and 2011.
Mr. Gordon is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and the Juilliard School. He is the principal keyboardist of the Greenwich Symphony and the Greenwich Symphony Chamber players, as well as organist/choirmaster at Diamond Hill United Methodist Church in Cos Cob. He is a university assistant at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, where he coaches singers and accompanies instrumentalists, and maintains a private piano studio in Redding, where he lives.
Mr. Corr holds master of music and artist diploma degrees from the Yale School of Music and bachelor of music from Cornish College. He serves as a lecturer of music at Gateway & Housatonic Community Colleges in Connecticut, and is on the faculty of the Suzuki Music School of Westport and the Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts in Long Island. He also founded the guitar program at the Elm City Chamber Fest at Yale University.
Connecticut’s Own concerts are free, and advance registration is strongly recommended. Pre-registered attendees are reminded to arrive before 3:50 to be guaranteed seating.
Information and registration: wiltonlibrary.org and click on Events or call 203-762-3950, ext. 213.