new_areon_headshotLeading up to our Areon Flutes show, we will be writing about a few of our composers and performers! Jill Heinke of Areon Flutes told us a bit about herself and the ensemble in an interview in preparation for the big show at the Center for New Music.

Be sure to check out the show at the Center for New Music on April 15. Read the preview in the Examiner.

Listen to the radio interview here on Classical KDFC’s State of the Arts with Jeffrey Freymann!

Tickets will be available at the door, and rest assured we will have wine present.

Areon_Flutes_Kassey-Plaha_Sasha-Launer_Jill-Heinke_Photo-by-Charlie-HomoOur style aims to change your mind about what you might think when you imagine three flutes playing together. We hope to surprise listeners with our soundscape capabilities (including extended techniques) and the full experience of our performances.We were really eager to be a part of the GCG community because of the way they connect artists and help guide a truly collaborative creative process. Working with composers during the composition process is our favorite thing, and we have been so lucky to be involved with this talented pool of individuals. Each piece is really exciting and unique, and we couldn’t be happier with the outcome.

Workshopping with the GCG composers was really fun — it was interesting to see each composer’s personality and writing style come through as we got to know each of them. It gives us more of a frame of reference to dig deeper into each piece and to have more ownership because we were personally involved in the process.

The Guerrilla Composers Guild is a fiscally-sponsored affiliate of the San Francisco Friends of Chamber MusicSFFCM smaller, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the service of chamber music in California.

Please consider making a donation to help us put on our future shows! We are proud to be fiscally sponsored by the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music, and would love it if you considered donating. If you would like to donate goods or have a special request with a donation, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

Interview with Jill Heinke of Areon Flutes

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