Bard Conservatory of Music

Fanya Wyrick-Flax '13 to perform with American Symphony Orchestra

Fanya Wyrick-Flax

Flutist Fanya Wyrick Flax will perform the Avner Dorman Piccolo Concerto with the American Symphony Orchestra on October 25 and 26 at the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College. Ms. Wyrick-Flax was a winner of the Bard Conservatory 2013 Concerto Competition.

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Fanya Wyrick-Flax ’13 received degrees in mathematics and flute performance from Bard College, where she studied at The Bard College Conservatory of Music with Tara O’Connor. A graduate of Bard High School Early College in Manhattan, Fanya was also a pupil of Bart Feller in the Juilliard School Pre-College Division. For a semester, she studied with Harrie Starreveld at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. Most recently, Fanya participated in the Banff Festival and was praised by the Calgary Herald for her “lyrical sensitivity.” Other performances include the Eastern, Kent/Blossom, and Bard Music Festivals, and side-by-side concerts with the Cleveland and American Symphony Orchestras. She was selected for master classes with Paula Robison, Ransom Wilson, Tara O'Connor, Kersten McCall, and Niccola Mazzanti. An ardent proponent of contemporary music, Fanya appears regularly with New York-based new music ensemble Contemporaneous, and can be heard on their album, Stream of Stars — Music of Dylan Mattingly.

September 12, 2013 - September 25, 2014

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