Bridgewater College's Vimari Colón-León to Give Flute Recital
October 04, 2018
Dr. Vimari Colón-León, assistant professor of music at Bridgewater College, will present a flute recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, in the Concert Hall in the Carter Center for Worship and Music.
Dr. Larry Taylor, associate professor of music at Bridgewater College, will accompany Colón-León on the piano.
For her flute recital, Colón-León will perform Fantaisie by Georges Hüe and the first movement, “Andante semplice,” from Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano by Madeleine Dring. Colón-León’s twin sister, Geralis Colón-León, from Puerto Rico, will perform on the oboe for “Andante semplice.”
Colón-León will also perform “Allegro,” “Arioso” and “Allegro vivace” from Concerto in G Major by Johann Joachim Quantz and “Moderato,” “Scherzo,” “Andante” and “Allegro con brio” from Sonata in D Major, Opus 94 by Sergei Prokofiev.
A native of Puerto Rico, Vimari Colón-León holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education and an artist diploma in flute performance from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music. She earned a Ph.D. in music education from the University of Miami. For seven years, Colón-León served as director of several choirs with the famous San Juan Children’s Choir in Puerto Rico. She teaches flute and music education courses at Bridgewater College.
The recital is free and open to the public.