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Andrea Brachfeld

Born: May 3    Primary Instrument: Flute

Andrea Brachfeld

Flutist Andrea Brachfeld, is a graduate of The High School of Music and Art and Manhattan School of Music. Over these past 20 years she has recorded more than a dozen CD's with many artists including, Africando, Noel Pointer, and Timbalaye. Her breakthrough performance as the flutist for the popular Latin band Charanga '76, catapulted her into Salsa history and fame as the first female flutist to play this music in the United States. While in high school she received the “Louis Armstrong Award for Outstanding Student” from Jazz Interactions. Study with Hubert Laws, Jimmy Heath, and Mike Longo helped her develop her own style. Downbeat magazine referred to Andrea as “one of the finest jazz flutists around.” She has twice been the recipient of the Latin New York Music Award as a flutist....
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Awards:

2006 - Chico O'Farrill Lifetime Achievement Award
2008 - Women in Salsa Award

Primary Instrument:
Flute

Location:
Kendall Park, NJ

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
Certifications in Music K-12, Elementary K-8
Graduated Manhattan School of Music 1978
Masters in Education from Rutgers University 1985

Clinic/Workshop Information:
This clinic discusses the origin of the Cuban flute which includes the history of this instrument and Cuba and the music it is used for: Charanga music. It is a multimedia workshop including DVD's, a timeline of music dating back to 1902, slides, an actual five keyed flute and more.The clinic lasts about 2 1/2 hours but the content may be modified to fit a shorter amount of time.

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