The Guest Artist for the East Tennessee Suzuki Flute Institute’s 30th Anniversary year will be Takeaki Miyamae. Takeaki began his flute studies with Suzuki Flute Method founder, Toshio Takahashi, at the age of nine, Takeaki Miyamae began his flute studies at age nine with Suzuki Flute Method founder, Toshio Takahashi. At the age of 14 he presented a solo recital at the 1981 National Flute Association Convention in Detroit, MI. He earned his M.D. degree in 1991 and Ph.D in Medicine 1999, and worked as a neuroscientist for 10 years. In 2001 Dr. Miyamae resumed his professional music career. Since then he has appeared in television, has recorded several CDs in Japan and has appeared in solo and chamber music performances in the U.S., Taiwan and Japan.
The Honors Solo Recital showcases highly polished performances by students of all ages and book levels. Students will be selected by their master class teacher.
This popular recital allows students to experience the artistry of their Institute teachers. Whether it is a piece from the Suzuki repertoire performed at new musical heights, or something new with innovative performance techniques, this recital will be an experience that you won't want to miss.
Celebrate the culmination of a week of study, musical growth, and friendship. Students, teachers, and faculty join forces onstage to create a beautiful musical experience. This concert is open to the public, so please invite family and friends to attend at 7:00 PM on Friday, June 27 in Mathes Music Hall.