Christopher Chaffee, flute, with Steven Aldredge, piano

Thu, Jan 23 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL

Christopher Chaffee, flute, with Steven Aldredge, piano

Thu, Jan 23 @ 8 pm

RECITAL HALL


Christopher Chaffee is a recording artist and blogger with New York City-based Open G Records. His 2015 album Four Prayers is available worldwide and is in regular rotation on numerous NPR stations. Chaffee currently serves as a professor of flute at Wright State University and an instructor of flute at Interlochen Arts Camp. His students have recently earned prizes in the Central Ohio Flute Association, National Flute Association, WDPR Talent Search, and Clark Haines Memorial competitions. Chaffee earned degrees from the Eastman School of Music (B.M.), Michigan State University (M.M.) and University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (D.M.A.). He was also a four-year scholarship student at the Interlochen Arts Academy. Chaffee is a member of the Board of Directors of the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education and is president of Chamber Music in Yellow Springs. He is a Yamaha Performing Artist.  Full bio

Steven Aldredge has performed internationally with leading soloists from The Metropolitan Opera and recording artists from such major labels as Naxos and EMI. He has given recitals with principal players from many of the world’s leading orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Vienna Philharmonic, the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra of Sapporo, Japan. Aldredge has composed over 70 works, and has garnered worldwide praise for both his vocal and instrumental works; his opera The Hatfield-McCoy Triptychs was recently selected by Fort Worth Opera for its new works showcase. His award-winning choral works are published internationally through Colla Voce, SoundForth, Lorenz, and The Sacred Music Press. Aldredge currently serves on the piano and composition faculty at the Wright State University School of Music and is the music director of WSU Opera Theater.  Full bio


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