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Flutist Peter H. Bloom to perform chamber music, jazz, and new works in New York and New England
Peter H. Bloom with perform chamber music with Ensemble Aubade in Syracuse and Saugerties NY, world premieres with the Karl Henning Ensemble in Boston, and music by Duke Ellington as the Aardvark Jazz Orchestra opens its 47th season in Concord MA.
On September 22, 2019, The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra, with Peter H. Bloom in the woodwind section, will kick off its 47th season with a Duke Ellington Celebration at First Parish Church of Concord, 20 Lexington Road, Concord, MA 01742. The program will include hits like Satin Doll and Solitude, as well as joyful music from Ellington's Sacred Concerts featuring the First Parish Choir.
On October 1, 2019 at 12:15 pm, Peter H. Bloom and The Karl Henning Ensemble will perform at Boston's historic King's Chapel, corner of School and Tremont Streets in downtown Boston, showcasing premieres and recent works by Karl Henning and Pamela Marshall.
Peter H. Bloom performs in the U.S. and abroad, lectures widely and appears on 45 CDs. Repertoire encompasses historical performance (16th to 19th century), new music, masterworks of the chamber music literature, jazz standards, exploratory jazz, and free improvisation. He is known for the range and depth of his experience across multiple genres. He performs with Ensemble Chaconne, the Duo 2, the D'Anna Fortunato Ensemble, The Karl Henning Ensemble, the Makrokosmos Orchestra, The Modernistics, FiLmprov, and The Aardvark Jazz Orchestra. Since 1995, Bloom has given lecture-recitals on historical flutes at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and he has recorded for the Museum's audio guide to musical instruments. Most recently, the Museum recorded Bloom performing on a flute in crystal glass and silver(1847)
Peter H. Bloom is a winner of the American Musicological Society's Noah Greenberg Award (1990) for research and performance of music heard in nineteenth century America. He is contributing editor for Noteworthy Sheet Music.
Rebecca DeLamotte, Americas Musicworks