MAY 5 - 11, 2014

EN: Born in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canadian flautist Kaytea Glen is about to complete her final year of a Master’s of Arts in Music Theory at the University of British Columbia. Since graduating from a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from Acadia University, Kaytea has worked as 2nd flute/piccolo for the Opera Nova Scotia Orchestra and also held the Festival Coordinator position for Lunenburg Folk Harbour Festival, Nova Scotia’s longest running folk festival. Later this summer, she will travel to Italy as a participant in the Interharmony International Music Festival.

Kaytea held Principal positions with the Acadia University Wind Ensemble, Acadia University Wind Ensemble, and Acadia University Chamber Orchestra.  She has performed as a soloist at a number of venues, and also has experience with Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra.  In 2012, she played second flute in the Scotia Festival Orchestra 2012.  Among its featured programme was Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring.

In addition to her performance interests, Kaytea has a love of teaching, and has taught private lessons as well as running flute clinics at local high schools.  For several years, she has taught flute and music theory at Lunenburg County Band Camp.  Kaytea’s roots are in celtic music, and she keeps this passion alive by performing as a Celtic musician, and researching the rhythm and meter of Scottish Gaelic music for her Master’s thesis.

 

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FR: Née à Lunenburg, N-É, la flûtiste Kaytea Glen est en voie de terminer sa maîtrise en théorie musicale à l’université de la Colombie-Britannique. Lors de son passage à Àcadia University, Kaytea fut membre de l’orchestre de l’Opera N-É. Elle est coordinatrice pour le Lunenburg Fold Harbour Festival et soliste à de nombreuses occasions. Elle fut membre de l’orchestre des jeunes de la N-É aunsi que principale pour l’ensemble à vents et pour l’orchestre de chambre de Acadia University. En 2012, elle fut second flûtiste pour l’orchestre du Scotia Festival et présenta le Sacre du Printemps par Igor Stravinsky. Kaytea offre des leçons privée ainsi que des ateliers aux écoles secondaires et au camp de musique Lunenberg. Ses origines celtes lui insirent sa thèse sur l’étude de la musique gaélique écossaise. 

Kaytea Glen, flute