Read Patricia Spencer's interview with Elliott Carter about his solo flute piece (PDF)
New! The Now and Present Flute Seminar with Patricia Spencer (page now includes opening and closing recital program details)
New! Flute Talk feature article Performing Contemporary Music: An interview with Patricia Spancer"
Read the review of the NY premiere of Elliott Carter's Flute Concerto
“The flute is coming of age! No longer is it just a bird or a butterfly...once again composers are invoking its vital, expressive voice.
The flute's newest repertoire taps into an ancient heritage, harnessing a special spirit of the instrument. Works like Thea Musgrave's Orfeo and Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kathinka's Chant als Lucifer's Requiem -- and a host of other works -- are re-defining the instrument, making a present-day flute recital a monster experience.”