Flutist Merryl Monard will enchant with Debussy and Gaubert

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Merryl Monard will enchant with Debussy and Gaubert

Come Sunday 20 August 2017, Canadian-born, South African flutist Merryl Monard will showcase compositions for flute and piano by Debussy and Gaubert at the Da Capo Concert Chamber in Ferndale, Randburg.

Merryl obtained her Master of Music under John Hinch at the University of Pretoria. Additionally, she has a Master of Music degree from the Conservatory of Amsterdam where she studied with Abbie de Quant and Marten Root. A versatile musician, Merryl has performed as soloist with South African orchestras, been a freelance member of musical theatre bands for productions such as The Lion King and performed on the baroque flute in several chamber and orchestral concerts.

Merryl is a recipient of the 2017 Judson Award, to fund an innovative project for flute and electronics.

She is passionate about sharing her experience as an orchestral musician, chamber player and professional performer and is therefore, a sought-after teacher. Merryl also is an enthusiastic advocate of new music.

The programme is as follows:

Debussy (1862-1918) – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
Debussy – From “Bilitis”: I. Pour invoquer Pan, dieu du vent d’été II. Pour la danseuse aux crotales
Debussy – La plus que lente [Piano solo]
Debussy – Syrinx [Flute solo]
Gaubert (1879-1941) – Nocturne and Allegro Scherzando

Tickets for the recital cost R140 per person when pre-booked and R160 at the door. As seating is limited, unfortunately, no concessions can be offered.

The cut-off date for pre-bookings is Saturday, the 19th of August at noon. Please call 082 458 3522.

Da Capo Concert Chamber, 182 Kent Avenue, Ferndale, Randburg

Sunday 20 August, 15:30 for 16:00

Coffee and Tea will be served after the concert recital.

Merryl Monard will enchant with Debussy and Gaubert