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Comedy for Winds and CD release party

QuintEssential Winds Chamber Recital at Capital University's Huntington Recital Hall, 1 College and Main St., Bexley, OH

QuintEssential Winds will perform Christopher Weait's arrangement of Blessings by Mark Flugge at this concert.  Our performance appears on my hot-off-the-presses CD Bolling & Beyond: Lisa Jelle, Jazz-Inspired Flute. Mark Flugge Remembered.  The CD will be available for $10 at this concert, and we will be happy to autograph your copy!  The program also includes Paul Patterson's Comedy for Winds.  With Melissa Stevens, oboe; Gail Zugger, clarinet; Betsy Sturdevant, bassoon; and Kimberly McCann, horn.



Bolling & Beyond CD Release Party/Recital

Faculty Flute Recital at Huntington Recital Hall, 1 College and Main, Columbus, OH

Join us for the world premiere of Stan Smith's flute/guitar/bass arrangement of Erika Kristen, by Mark Flugge!  Our performance of this piece is on my hot-off-the-presses CD, Bolling & Beyond: Lisa Jelle, Jazz-Inspired Flute. Mark Flugge Remembered.  Stan Smith, Roger Hines, and I are happy to autograph CDs, which will be available for purchase for $10 each at the concert.  This eclectic concert also includes two fascinating pieces by Michael Daugherty: I Loved Lucy for flute and guitar, with Doug Neel; and The High and the Mighty for piccolo and piano, with Narmina Aliyeva.  Madeleine Dring's gorgeous Trio for flute, oboe, and piano rounds out the program with oboist Karen Pfeifer and pianist Barbara Sahr.  Note the EARLY recital time of 5:30, and we hope to see you there!


PAN4 at International Women's Week

PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet at Huntington Recital Hall, 1 College and Main, Columbus, OH

Join PANdemonium4 in celebrating International Women's Week at Capital University!  We will each speak briefly about our professional experiences and how they relate to the opportunities and challenges women encounter in careers today.  Columbus composers Linda Kernohan and Michael Torres will introduce their compositions.  This concert is also a CD release party for Bolling & Beyond: Lisa Jelle, Jazz-Inspired Flute.  Mark Flugge Remembered!  PANdemonium4 will perform our piece on the CD, "Flugge Jazz Fantasy".  We commissioned Andy Frederick to create this arrangement of three of Mark Flugge's pieces for flute quartet with optional bass and percussion.  CDs will be available for $10 at this concert, and PAN4 will be happy to autograph your copy!  We will also perform works by Daniel Dorff, Mike Mower, and Paul Osterfield.  My flute colleagues are Kimberlee Goodman, Lindsey Goodman, and Alison Brown Sincoff.  We are delighted to be joined by Andy Woodson on bass and Chris Carmean on percussion. 

You-tube clips: check them out!

Thanks to Andy Woodson for the following clips!

"Happy People" by Andy Woodson, with Andy (bass) and Mark Flugge (piano) at Mark's Capital Faculty Recital, November 2010


"February's Promise" by Mark FLugge, with Andy Woodson (bass) and me (flute) at Mark's Capital Faculty Recital, November 2010


Lisa Jelle, Flute

Lisa Jelle is Professor of Flute at Capital University, Principal Flute of the Ashland Symphony and the Central Ohio Symphony, an Associate Musician with the Columbus Symphony, and a frequent performer with the Hawaii Symphony, ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and the Famous Jazz Orchestra.  A former member of the Honolulu Symphony, the Austin Symphony, and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Lisa was also a member of the Breckenridge Music Festival Chamber Orchestra in her native Colorado for 20 summers.  


Lisa’s latest CD, Bolling & Beyond: Lisa Jelle, Jazz-Inspired Flute. Mark Flugge Remembered, was released in February 2019.  Other releases are A Chamber Jazz Christmas (2016); Mark Flugge Remembered: Jazz Originals & Standards (2015); and Waltz into Madness (2012). These CDs feature compositions and arrangements by/with her late husband, jazz pianist/composer Mark Flugge, as well as the Inspirare Duo, Capital’s QuintEssential Winds, and the PANdemonium4 Flute Quartet.  She may be heard as well on the Capstone release Resonant Edges, performing Paul Osterfield's "Jagged Edges" on piccolo, with pianist Diane Frazer. 

In 2012-2013 Lisa led a consortium of professional flutists in commissioning and premiering Silver Fantasy for Solo Flute and Symphonic Winds by Dr. Paul Osterfield. Her most performances at the National Flute Association's Annual Convention were in Orlando (2018, with Karl F. Kraber and PANdemonium4), Minneapolis (2017, PANdemonium4), and Washington, CD (2015, with Ali Ryerson and the Jazz Flute Big Band). Three recent international performance and teaching tours were in Germany, Hungary, and England.

Lisa is Director of the 501(c)3 nonprofit Mark Flugge Memorial Fund, which commissions new arrangements of Mark's compositions, sponsors the Capital University Mark Flugge Jazz Award, and coordinates the Annual Mark Flugge Tribute Jazz Concert.   Dr. Jelle's teachers include Leone Buyse, Walfrid Kujala, Anne Diener Zenter, and Karl F. Kraber.  Her degrees are from the University of Northern Colorado, The University of Texas at Austin, and Rice University. www.lisajelle.com