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The players


A champion of contemporary music, Lisa Cella has performed throughout the United States and abroad. She is a founding member of NOISE, the resident ensemble of San Diego New Music. With NOISE she has performed the works of young composers all around the world including at the Acousmania Festival in Bucharest, Romania, the Pacific Rim Festival at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and as ensemble-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. NOISE also presents a three-day festival of modern music entitled soundON. Lisa performs with Jane Rigler and Carrie Rose in the flute collective inHALE, a group dedicated to developing challenging and experimental repertoire for two or three flutes. She, along with Franklin Cox, is a founding member of C2, a touring flute and cello duo. She is a faculty member of the Soundscape Festival of Contemporary Music in Maccagno, Italy and Nief-Norf in Knoxville, TN. Her undergraduate work was completed at Syracuse University under the tutelage of John Oberbrunner, received a Master of Music degree and a Graduate Performance Diploma from Peabody Conservatory with Robert Willoughby, and received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in contemporary flute performance under John Fonville at the University of California, San Diego. She is an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Photo: Mike Olliver


Carrie Rose is a flutist, composer, and teacher in the Washington D.C. area.  She is producer, composer, and performer for the Origins Concert Series in Silver Spring, Maryland—a hub for adventurous music seekers that features a world premiere of her compositions on each concert.  The series, in its sixth season, is supported by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. Her work has also received numerous grants from the Maryland State Arts Council, the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, and the American Composers Forum.  Rose has given solo flute performances in New York City and contemporary music workshops at several universities. Her new music CD, Books of Flutes, released by 11 West Records, features solo and ensemble music and was broadcast it in its entirety by WMUA in Amherst, Massachusetts.  In DC’s City Paper, she was named a “favorite local composer”.  In addition to the premiers at the Origins Concert Series, her compositions have been featured at the University of DC and Goucher College, played by the DC Youth Orchestra, and performed at Strathmore Mansion.  Rose earned Master and Bachelor of Music degrees from the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she studied with Joshua Smith, principal flutist of the Cleveland Orchestra.  She teaches flute in her private flute studio in Takoma Park, Maryland, and general music classes at the Oneness-Family School, an international peace academy in Bethesda, Maryland.

Photo:  Daniel Peck

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Dr. Jane Rigler, is a flutist, composer and Certified Deep Listening© practitioner. She has been granted numerous awards and residencies for her compositions that center on community building, stretching the boundaries of musical performance and audience interaction. Jane received the Japan United States Friendship Commission Fellowship, frequently performs in Spain and will be spending time in Italy at the Civitella Ranieri Creative Artist Residency in 2016. Her CD Rarefaction (2015, Neuma Records) has been called, “exceptional” and “gripping.”

Photo:  Jeff Cloutier

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