Krisztina Dér: flute/light
Hailed by The Washington Post as a musician with “a clean, full-bodied tone and fleet fingers,” flutist and UMBC alumna Krisztina Dér (’12) has focused on the integration of flute music and lighting art, leading her to commission works by composers Stuart Saunders Smith, Michael S. Rothkopf, and others. Come explore visual-sonic intermedia art for a unique performance experience!
Her program will feature:
- Anna Meadors — At Daybreak
- Stuart Saunders Smith — The Circle of Light
- Jacob Thiede — And everything in-between
- a world premiere to be announced
A member of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and Lecturer of Music at Guilford College, she is the winner of the 2017 RAFA Artist and 2009 Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention Collegiate Competitions, has been a featured soloist with orchestras, and has performed at the 2011 Jeunesses, 2014 Rosen-Schaffel, 2015 RAFA, and 2017 Myrna Brown Artist Competitions. Her teachers included János Bálint, Erika Boysen, Tadeu Coelho, UMBC’s Lisa Cella, Gergely Ittzés, and Alice Kogan Weinreb.
Tickets: $15 general admission, $10 seniors, $5 students, free for UMBC Music majors and Music faculty/staff, available online here or at the box office one hour before the performance.
Plan your visit
UMBC is located about 10 minutes south of the Inner Harbor along I-95. For this event, free visitor parking is available in Lot 8, directly adjacent to the Performing Arts and Humanities Building, where the Music Box is located — please see here for additional information.