Past NEWS! The 2008 WORLD FLUTE FEST CONCERT www.worldflutefest.com will benefit In Defense of Animals www.idausa.org and will take place at the beautiful Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City on Saturday, September 27th at 8:30pm. This will be a benefit for In Defense of Animals. Tickets available now via the Carnegie Hall website www.carnegiehall.org
2008 WORLD FLUTE FEST Featured Flutists: Carol Alban, Robert Dick, Marco Granados, Silver Flute Skip Healy, Irish Wooden Flute Ann Licater, Native American Flute Bassam Saba, Ney Flute James Nyoraku Schlefer, Shakuhachi Nancy Tyler, Silver Flute The San Francisco Flute Quartet
Other Performers: Pianists: Taylor Eigsti, Matt Herskowitz, Elaine Kwon Guitarists: Bert Lams, Joshua Dukes, Percussionists: April Centrone, Siddarth Mehta, Paradiso: Didgeridoo, Harish Raghavan: Upright Bass The Fluteville Flute Choir and Jacquelyn Familant, Soprano
Carol Alban was featured at a sold-out benefit concert for Christopher Rodriguez at Yoshi's Jazz Club in Oakland on March 24th, 2008.
Christopher Rodriguez is a 10 year old boy who got shot last month while attending a piano lesson in Oakland and was left paralyzed from the waist down.
The 8pm show: Roger Glenn, John Santos, Narada Michael Walden, Kai Eckhardt, Zoe Ellis, Keith Terry, Tina Glenn, Rafael Manriquez, Matt Herskowitz, Alvenson, the Baguette Quartette (7:45), the Oakland Jazz Choir, the Fluteville Flute Choir, Carol Alban, Nancy Tyler and other members of the Bay Area Chamber Symphony.