Listen to the outstanding musicianship of this Houston Symphony musician in a performance of C.P.E. Bach’s hauntingly beautiful Sonata in a-minor for Unaccaompanied Flute. . .
The new TFR Performance of the Week Podcast features a new excerpt each week from KUHF’s extensive archive of local concert recordings and this week’s selection features a rarely heard jewel for flute by the 2nd, perhaps most famous, of the 11 sons of Johann Sebastian Bach.
Presented by the Mukuru: Arts for AIDS Series and called Live Oak Baroque, the program that this week’s performance was taken from featured favorite selections by Papa Bach in addition to the Sonata for Solo Flute by C.P.E. Bach performed in the meditative space that is the Live Oak Friends Meeting House.
Currently a member of the Houston Symphony, Judy Dines is a native of Washington DC and began studying the flute at the age of six. She won several competitions, including first prize in the National Symphony Young Soloists Competition and first prize in the Temple University Student Soloist Competition. She graduated from Temple University with a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance, and was a Master’s degree candidate at the Peabody Institute. Her principal teachers include Alice Weinreb, Murray Panitz, Kazuo Tokito and Robert Willoughby.
Dines is one of the many outsatnding Houston area musicians and artists who recently joined forces with Artisitic Director Rodney Waters and AIDS Foundation Houston to help raise funds and awareness for HIV Prevention and Education through a series of artistic evvents including concerts, dance performances and gallery shows. All proceeds for these events have been matched by the National AIDS Fund and used to benefit the local community through the AIDS Foundation Houston Community Partnerships in HIV Prevention Program.