The Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra in association with Boise State University music department is excited to present a Master Class with Flutist Jeffrey Barker. The event will take place at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Boise State Morrison Center (room to be announced). The event is open to the public and should be of interest to college orchestra members as well as the baroque and classical music audience. There is no charge for the master class.
Students will be selected from BSU and the Boise Philharmonic Youth Orchestra to train under Mr. Barker. It will include time for the artist to answer questions from the students and the audience.
The event will coincide with Boise Baroque Chamber Orchestra performances featuring Mr. Barker to be held Friday evening, November 17 at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoon, November 19 at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Rockies, 11th and Hays Streets in Boise. For more information and to purchase concert tickets, go to boisebaroque.org. Modest general admission prices are available and a special $10 student rate ticket is available at the door.
Jeffrey Barker became Associate Principal Flute of the Seattle Symphony in 2015. Previously, he played as Principal Flute of the Boise Philharmonic since 2009. He has also performed with top orchestras around the country, including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and as guest Principal Flute of the Oregon Symphony. Barker received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music, and his Master of Music degree from Carnegie Mellon University.