||Guest Lecture: Nancy Toff
||Tuesday, September 24, 2013
||Recital Studio, MRH 2.608
||"Georges Barrère and the French Woodwind Tradition in America"
A slide lecture by Nancy Toff
Nancy Toff is one of the world's leading authorities on the history of the flute. She is the author of The Development of the Modern Flute (1979), The Flute Book (third edition, Oxford University Press, 2012), and Monarch of the Flute: The Life of Georges Barrère (2005) and was curator of the exhibition Georges Barrère and the Flute in America at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, for which she wrote the catalog (1994). For her work on Barrère she has received the Dena Epstein Award for Archival and Library Research in American Music from the Music Library Association and grants from the Sinfonia Foundation and the American Musicological Society. She is a past president of the New York Flute Club and vice president and executive editor at Oxford University Press. She received the National Flute Association's National Service Award in 2012.
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