Columbia Flute Choir
Columbia Flute Choir, under the direction of Sharyn Byer, has been delighting Washington audiences since 1994, performing throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area. The ensemble features all members of the flute family including piccolo, C flute, alto flute, bass flute, contr'alto flute, contrabass flute, and subcontr'alto flute. Columbia Flute Choir presents a variety of classical music as well as original works for flute choir, and hosts an annual Flute Choir Festival in the Fall. Highlights of previous seasons include Columbia Flute Choir performances at The White House, on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage, Concert Hall with Sir James and Lady Jeanne Galway, and Terrace Theater, in the Helen Hayes Gallery at The National Theatre, on Columbia Institute of Fine Arts "Distinguished Artist Series", during Fairfax City's "Spotlight on the Arts", on the "Old Town Hall Performance Series" in Fairfax, and the "Muldoon Concert Series" in Annandale. Columbia Flute Choir has presented world premieres at the Washington Flute Society's Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention and the National Flute Association's Annual Convention.
Current Members include: (as pictured above from left to right) Sharyn Byer, Director, Heather Tribble, Amanda Marsala, Nancy McAlpin, Joan da Silva Heit, Mary McCarthy, Robyn Winz, Michelle Clover, Nan Raphael, Jessica Bateman, Anne Smith, Madeline Walker, Michelle Williams, Laura Cook, Tanya Haley, Sydnee Stein, Liz Crane-Wexler, Alexandra Molnar-Suhajda, Lindsay Hemphill
Not pictured: Ivan Amir, Danielle Barsky, Lindsey Larson, Nicole Penn, Mary Real, Claire Smith and Marisa Weisberger