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Israeli Flutist to Lead Chamber Music Master Class
The principal flutist of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will lead a chamber music master class from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, April 8, at the Bass Music Center at Oklahoma City University. Admission is free and open to the public. The session will feature performances by three wind chamber groups, followed by critiques by Yossi Arnheim. In addition to his appointment as principal flutist with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Yossi Arnheim has performed as a soloist with the China National Symphony, City of London Sinfonia, Dohnanyi Symphony Orchestra in Budapest, Romanian Radio Chamber Orchestra, Kiev Chamber Orchestra, and Cappella Istropolitana. He has presented solo recitals in Israel, Switzerland, Germany, the Czech Republic, Romania, Ukraine, France, Austria, Hungary, China, Korea, Singapore, Brazil, and North America. In 1997, he founded Shesh Besh, an ensemble comprised of Arab and Jewish musicians, performing Middle East music in a classical format. He is co-founder of the East Wind Duo, with Julia Sverdlov, principal harpist of the Israel Philharmonic.