The Front Row

The Front Row – Flutist Hubert Laws

We ring in 2011 by celebrating a native musical son: distinguished and versatile flutist, Hubert Laws. Mr. Laws tells stories about his journey from Houston’s Wheatley High School to New York’s Juilliard School, overcoming racial prejudice as an African-American classical musician in the 1950s, and collaborating with legends. Click below to access all three segments of this program.

KUHF’s Eric Ladau chats with classical, pop, jazz and rhythm & blues flutist, Hubert Laws.  We also hear tracks from his many recordings.

Hubert Laws Part 1
Hubert Laws Part 2
Hubert Laws Part 3


Catherine Lu

Catherine Lu

Content Producer & Announcer

While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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