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Feb. 24, 2005

Guest Flutist Clare Southworth Will Perform At UI March 8

Guest artists Clare Southworth, flute, and Tim Carey, piano, will present a free recital at the University of Iowa, at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, in Harper Hall of the Voxman Music Building.

Their recital program will be:

--Sonata No. 5 for flute and piano by John Stanley.

--"In Ireland Fantasy" by Hamilton Harty.

--Aaron Copland's Duo.

--"Piece Concertante Dans L'Esprit Jazz" (Concertante piece is the spirit of jazz) by Paul Bonneau.

--"Frosoblomster" by Wilhelm Peterson-Berger.

--"The Sunny Tian Mountains" by Huang Hu Wie.

Southworth has had a highly successful and varied career as performer, teacher and author, and is a well-known figure on the international flute scene. She was the International First Prize winner in the United States' National Flute Association Competition and a prize-winner of the Madeira International Flute Competition. She studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, where she took part in master classes in which she participated with some the leading flutists, including Marcel Moyse, Aurel Nicolet, Jean-Pierre Rampal and James Galway.

Southworth was formerly principal flutist with Aquarius, with whom she made several commercial recordings, and has worked with many leading orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia, Halle and the English Chamber Orchestra. She has made frequent appearances on radio and television, is in great demand as a performer and master class presenter and has regular invitations to perform in Europe and America and at flute festivals around the world.

She was professor of flute at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester, England, for 17 years. She has now taken a position as professor of flute at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Her books "Flute Aerobics," "Light Aerobic," and "Sequentials" have become best-sellers. She has directed her own summer school for the last 14 years.

Carey lives in Chelmsford, England, spending his time giving solo recitals and concerto performances, and partnering with many instrumentalists, especially flutists. He has toured the United States and played piano at the National Flute Association convention in Chicago. In England he has played with many leading flutists, including Ian Clarke, Jonathan Snowden, Mike Cox, Mike Mower, Jeannie Galway and Simon Desorgher.

As an orchestral keyboard player he has worked in the past with the London Symphony Orchestra and currently plays with the Philharmonia. He is much in demand as a teacher and is on the faculty of the Colchester Institute. Piano playing has taken Carey all over Britain, Europe, Israel, Malta, Russia and the United States. When not involved in musical pursuits, his other interests include languages, restoring cars and flying.

The School of Music is part of the Division of Performing Arts in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

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