SEMFA Annual festival - November 12, 2016!
SEMFA is proud to welcome George S. Pope as the 2016 Annual Festival Guest Artist!
Mr. Pope is the Emeritus Professor of Flute at the University of Akron and Instructor of Flute at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory. Principal Flute of the Akron Symphony from 1978 - 2002, Mr. Pope has also performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the Blossom Festival Orchestra, the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and at the Spoleto Festival. A founding member of the Solaris Wind Quintet and the Chamber Music Society of Ohio, he also performs with the Swannanoa Chamber Players in Asheville, NC. Mr. Pope was named "Arts Educator of 2009" by the Akron Area Arts Alliance. He graduated from the University of Tulsa and Northwestern University.
Mr. Pope will teach a Masterclass and perform in Recital with collaborative pianist Dr. Rudolf Ozolins at the SEMFA Festival. The SEMFA Annual Festival will be Saturday, November 12, 2016 at Westminster Church of Detroit, 17567 Hubbell Ave, Detroit, MI 48235.
Further details about the day's schedule including Competitions, Masterclass, Silent Auction, Mass Flute Choir, "Made in the Midwest Ensemble Showcase", Workshops and the George Pope Recital are featured under the "Annual Festival" Tab. Come to the festival and enjoy a day of camaraderie with fellow SEMFA members!