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February 11, 2008

UMBC Presents Flutist Lisa Cella in Concert

March 2, 2008
3 p.m.
UMBC Fine Arts Recital Hall

Contact: Thomas Moore
Director of Arts & Culture

Note: You may view or download this release as a pdf file.

Lisa Cella. Photograph by Richard Anderson.UMBC's Department of Music presents flutist Lisa Cella in concert on Sunday, March 2nd at 3 pm in the Fine Arts Recital Hall.

A champion of contemporary music, 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 across the country premiering works of young composers. NOISE was a featured ensemble at the Acousmania Festival in Bucharest, Romania in May of 2004 and an invited ensemble for the Pacific Rim Festival at the University of California, Santa Cruz in May of 2005. Cella is also a founding member of the flute duo inHale, dedicated to developing challenging and experimental repertoire for the flute duo. inHale was an invited ensemble at the National Flute Association Convention in San Diego in August of 2005. She is also a member of C2, a flute and cello duo that will be touring through the 2006 season. She is an assistant professor of music at UMBC and a founding member of its faculty contemporary music ensemble, Ruckus.

The program will feature:

  • Scrimshaw by Daniel Godfrey
  • fl/vln by Nicholas Deyoe
  • Met him Pike Hoses by Harvey Sollberger
  • Quicksilver by Randolf Woolf
  • The Deities of the Cherry Grove by Mark Menzies

For this concert, Lisa Cella will be joined by two renowned performers: violinist Mark Menzies and percussionist Tom Goldstein.

Admission is $7 general, $3 for senior citizens, free for all students, and free with a UMBC ID.
Tickets are available through MissionTix at or by calling MissionTix at 410-752-8950.
Tickets will also be available at the door (cash or check only) immediately prior to the concert.

General Public Information
UMBC Arts Website:

-- From Baltimore and points north, proceed south on I-95 to exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From I-695, take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue) and continue one-half mile to the entrance of UMBC at the roundabout intersection of Wilkens Avenue and Hilltop Road. Turn left and follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- From Washington and points south, proceed north on I-95 to Exit 47B. Take Route 166 toward Catonsville and then follow signs to the Fine Arts Building.
-- Daytime metered visitor parking is available in Lot 10, near the Administration Building. Visitor parking regulations are enforced on all University calendar days. Hilltop Circle and all campus roadways require a parking permit unless otherwise marked.
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Posted by tmoore at February 11, 2008 10:59 AM