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Flutist Eric Lamb Performs at DePauw, April 9 & 10

April 3, 2007

Eric Lamb.jpgApril 3, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - The DePauw University School of Music welcomes renowned flutist Eric Lamb to campus for a recital of solo flute works on Monday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. Known for his impeccable instrumental technique, ravishing tone and highly developed musicianship, Lamb will follow the recital with a master class for DePauw flute students on Tuesday, April 10, at 1 p.m. Both events will be held in Thompson Recital Hall.

Lamb counts DePauw flute professor Anne B. Reynolds among his many teachers, and since completing studies at the Oberlin Conservatory has continued on to pursue a performance career in Europe. A winner of several prestigious competitions, he recently won first prize in the 2006 German Academic Exchange (DAAD) Performing Arts Competition, first prize in the 2006 Lenzewski Competition, and first prize in the 2004 Polytechnische Gesellschaft Chamber Music Competition.

Lamb has appeared in concert series and venues in both the United States and Europe, including the Musik und Sprache Concert Series (Germany), Kirche am Campus (Germany), the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series, and in Merkin Concert Hall (New York, NY). In 2004, Lamb toured as soloist with the Kammerensemble Cologne performing both Vivaldi’s Piccolo Concerto in C Major and Mozart’s Flute Concerto in D Major. He recently appeared with the Polish Chamber Orchestra as soloist in Mozart’s Eric Lamb 2.jpgConcerto in G Major.

Presently, Lamb is engaged as a member of the International Contemporary Ensemble (New York City) and is featured on their 2006 NAXOS release of Concerti for Chamber Ensemble. He is also a member of the award winning Lombardi Trio, which performs contemporary repertoire written for their unique instrumentation and specializes in the works of the fames composer Luca Lombardi.

The April 9 DePauw recital will include important works in the solo flute repertoire, including Marais’ Les Folies d’Espagne, Debussy’s Syrinx, and works by Takemitsu, Fujikura, Taffanel, and Mozart.

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