Nontraditional flute performance to involve dancers and video art

Contact: Cara Barnes
Photo of Dr. Martha Councell-Vargas.


KALAMAZOO, Mich.—An innovative performance featuring flute, dance, interactive costuming and video art, is set for 8 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Western Michigan University’s Dalton Center Multimedia Room. The event, dubbed the "Illustrated Flute Project," is free and open to the public.

Illustrated Flute Project

Funded by a grant from the Ramon Zupko Enrichment Fund, the "Illustrated Flute Project" takes the simplicity and lyricism of the solo flute and illuminates it with multimedia elements. It features a collaboration with the Western Dance Project, the touring ensemble from the WMU Department of Dance. The School of Music's Dr. Martha Councell-Vargas will join Dr. Richard Johnson, multimedia arts technology; Whitney Moncrief, dance; Dr. Silvia Roederer, piano; and the student dancers for what promises to be a memorable performance.

For more information about the concert, visit or call (269) 387-4667.

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