UMBC faculty member Lisa Cella will be joined by pianist Lisa Rehwoldt for a program surveying standard works in the flute literature. Their program will include works by Poulenc, Chopin, J.S. Bach, Copland, and Elanie lillios.
A champion of contemporary music, Lisa Cella has performed throughout the United States and abroad. She is Artistic Director of San Diego New Music and a founding member of its resident ensemble NOISE. With NOISE she has performed the works of young composers all around the world. Lisa is co-artistic director of NOISE’s annual festival of modern music entitled soundON. Lisa co-founded the flute collective inHALE, a group dedicated to developing challenging and experimental repertoire for two and three flutes. inHALE was an invited ensemble at the National Flute Association Convention in San Diego in August of 2005. She, along with Franklin Cox, is a founding member of C2, a touring flute and cello duo. As a soloist, she has performed both nationally and internationally and is a faculty member of the Soundscape Festival of Contemporary Music in Maccagno, Italy and Nief Norf based in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her undergraduate work was completed at Syracuse University and she received a Master of Music degree and a Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory. She received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in contemporary flute performance at the University of California, San Diego. Her main teachers include John Oberbrunner, Robert Willoughby, and John Fonville. She is an associate professor of music at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a founding member of its faculty contemporary music ensemble, Ruckus.
Lisa Rehwoldt holds the degrees of Doctor of Musical Arts and Master of Music in piano performance from the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, and the Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance with a minor in music history from Oberlin College. She counts among her distinguished teachers Lana Bodnar, Joseph Schwartz, Paul Schenly, Theodore Lettvin, and Ellen Mack.
Dr. Rehwoldt has served on the music faculty of Howard Community College since 2000, teaching music theory, ear training, music literature, music appreciation, piano class, and applied piano lessons. She also serves on the faculty at Notre Dame of Maryland University. Rehwoldt has previously taught at CCBC Essex, held a teaching assistantship at Peabody Conservatory, and taught under the auspices of the student teaching program at Oberlin Conservatory. At the 1999 CUNY Graduate Students in Music Symposium in New York City, Rehwoldt presented the topic Schoenberg Amidst the “Brahms Fog”: The Significance of Brahms to the Formation of Atonality. A 2004 recipient of the Maryland State Music Teachers Association Judith A. Ferencz Teaching Grant, Rehwoldt is a member of Pi Kappa Lambda, Mu Phi Epsilon, and the Music Teachers National Association. She is active as master class teacher, competition adjudicator, and private teacher.
Available online (spring 2019) or at the box office one hour before the performance
$15 general admission
FREE for UMBC Music majors and Music faculty/staff
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 Linehan Concert Hall is located — please see here for additional information.