Date & Time
Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 5:30pm
Engelman Recital Hall
Baruch Performing Arts Center
55 Lexington Avenue
(entrance on E. 25th Street)
New York, New York
Mindy Kaufman, piccolo
Margaret Kampmeier, piano
Troisième Sonate (1933) Philippe Gaubert (1879–1941)
Sonate (1936) Paul Hindemith (1895–1963)
Canto XIII (1994) for piccolo solo Samuel Adler (b. 1928)
Share for alto flute and piano Belinda Reynolds (b. 1967)
Deviations on The Carnival of Venice Mike Mower (b. 1958)
Program subject to change.
Admission: Free to NYFC members, $25 for non-members, $15 for students and seniors (65+) at the door.
Mindy Kaufman joined the New York Philharmonic as flute and piccolo in 1979 at the age of 22, after performing for three seasons with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. She received a bachelor of music degree from the Eastman School of Music, where she studied with Walfrid Kujala, Bonita Boyd, and James Galway.
Ms. Kaufman has appeared as a soloist with the New York Philharmonic under the direction of former music directors Zubin Mehta, Kurt Masur, and Lorin Maazel. For one season she substituted as principal flute with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Kaufman performs chamber music regularly with her colleagues in the New York Philharmonic Ensembles, and has performed at the Moab Music Festival, Mt. Desert Festival of Chamber Music, and Grand Teton Music Festival.
In September 2014, Ms. Kaufman was invited to teach in the inaugural two weeks of the Shanghai Orchestra Academy, created through a New York Philharmonic Global Academy partnership with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. She previously taught at Columbia University. Mindy Kaufman has been a featured artist at the Japan Flute Convention and the National Flute Association convention. A sought-after commercial musician, she has performed on more than 45 film sound tracks.
Pianist Margaret Kampmeier is a founding member of the Naumburg Award-winning New Millennium Ensemble and performs regularly with the Orchestra of St. Luke’s and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared with the St. Petersburg Chamber Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic Ensembles, Metropolitan Opera Chamber Ensemble, Kronos Quartet, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. As a recording artist, Ms. Kampmeier can be heard on the Albany, Centaur, CRI, Koch, Nonesuch, Bridge, and Deutsche Gramophon labels. She teaches piano at Princeton University and is chair and artistic director of the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music. Ms. Kampmeier attended the Eastman School of Music and SUNY Stony Brook, where she studied with Barry Snyder, Gilbert Kalish, Julius Levine, and Jan DeGaetani.