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This Weekend: PROJECT Trio Concert, Brookline
Boston Flute Academy presents PROJECT Trio, an ensemble of virtuosic, genre-bending performers emerging from classical roots! Features Greg Pattillo, world-famous beatbox flutist.
The concert will open with performances by BFA’s star flutists, including Brendan Dooley of Worcester, Emma Huelskamp of Natick, and Jinji Zhang of Boxborough, MA. All three are among the nation’s leading high school flutists and are preparing for classical performance careers of their own. For this concert, they will explore some of the techniques that Pattillo and PROJECT Trio have pioneered. Their performances will include one of Pattillo’s compositions, featuring his trademark beatboxing. It will be the first time in Boston that classically-
Greg Pattillo is recognized throughout the world for his redefinition of flute sound. He was lauded by The New York Times as “the best person in the world at what he does.” His groundbreaking performance videos on Youtube, showcasing “beatbox flute,” have been viewed more than 20 million times.
Reviews of Project Trio
“PROJECT Trio is packed with musicianship, joy, and surprise!" - Frank Alkyer, Downbeat Magazine
“The level of virtuosity is high and the players always come through.” – Donald Rosenburg, The Plain Dealer
“PROJECT Trio runs on high-octane chamber music!” – Mark Hinson, Tallahassee Democrat
“PROJECT Trio is a glorious celebration of the music of our time.” – Chuck Vicoli, Jazz Review
“Greg Pattillo is the best in the world at what he does.” – David Randall, The New York Times