Date & Time
Sunday, November 21, 2021 - 5:30pm
Virtual event; admission/access is free.
Alheli Pimienta, flute
Katya Khatsko, piano
Alheli Pimienta in a program of Mexican/Latin American music.
Connection information will be provided here closer the date of the concert.
Alheli Pimienta has been a touring performing artist since age 11. Her playing expertise spans all the instruments in the flute family (from the piccolo to the contrabass) as well as a variety of folk flutes. Her experiences as a music academic, performer, organizer, and curator have left her with a keen sense of how live classical music can affect the hearts and minds of listening audiences around the world.
Ms. Pimienta has curated hundreds of different performances and festivals in North America, including events at large conventions such as the Toronto Latin American Flute Festival, International Flute and Piccolo Convention of Monterrey, Canadian Flute Convention, as well as dozens of international chamber music tours and independent productions with some of the world's most prestigious classical, folk and jazz musicians.
She is a flute teacher and faculty member at the Kingsway Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada. She is known for Flute Sprint, a method she created to train aspiring professional flutists through sensory stimulation and sensorimotor therapy.
Ms. Pimienta studied flute performance in Mexico, France, Brazil, USA, Canada. She has a master's degree from the University of Idaho, an Artist Diploma from the Glenn Gould School of Music, and has completed four years of doctoral studies at the University of Toronto. She is a Yamaha Artist and performs world on a handmade 18k gold flute.