About this Event
Justin Lee (flute) and Denise Fillion (piano) present an hour of captivating music. Works by Lowell Liebermann, Allison Loggins-Hull, Rhonda Larson, Belinda Reynolds, Ian Clarke, Herman Beeftink, and Camille Saint-Saens.
Justin Lee BIO
Since moving to New York City in 2014, flutist Justin Lee has appeared with several orchestras and has been a featured soloist with Queer Urban Orchestra, Manhattan Wind Ensemble, and Brooklyn Wind Symphony at Lincoln Center. In the San Francisco Bay Area from 2008-2014, Justin was a founding member of the contemporary chamber group, Nonsemble 6, and also performed for San Francisco Symphony’s Adventures in Music program, presenting interactive classical music concerts for nearly ten thousand students in public schools.
Other performance highlights: Greater Newburgh Symphony Orchestra, New Conductors Orchestra, Brooklyn Symphony Orchestra, Napa Music Festival Opera, Opera Academy of California, Magik*Magik Orchestra, One Found Sound, Festival of French Classical Music of Silicon Valley, Astoria Music Festival (Oregon), Millennium Stage Project at the Kennedy Center in D.C., and Other Minds Festival.
At San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Justin won the concerto competition and was awarded Outstanding Achievement in Flute. Justin also won the Western Washington University concerto competition and received top prizes in the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle Soloist Competition and Bellingham Music Club Competition, and was twice a semi-finalist in the Myrna Brown Artist Competition in Texas.
Justin’s primary teachers are Timothy Day, Zart Dombourian-Eby, and Lisa McCarthy.
Denise Fillion BIO
Originally from Washington State, Denise Fillion is a pianist currently based in New York City. She has a special affinity for new music and has worked with several significant living composers, including Tristan Murail, Frederic Rzewski, David Lang, Tristan Perich, and George Crumb. She has appeared in performance on the "Darmstadt Series" at Issue Project Room, and with Ear Heart Music at Roulette, the Washington Composers Forum concert series, Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, Charlotte New Music Festival, the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, and at Le Poisson Rouge, and universities across the country.
Denise received her Bachelor of Music degree from Western Washington University where she was a Presser Scholar studying with Jeffrey Gilliam. After working as a collaborative pianist at WWU, Denise was accepted on full scholarship as a Master’s student at Stony Brook University where she completed her Doctorate of Musical Arts with Christina Dahl.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, New York, United States