MSU Summer Flute Institute: Mark Sparks Recital and Flute Choir Reading Session

06/12/2024, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Metropolitan State University Denver

1:00pm – Mark Sparks Recital

2:00pm – 4:00pm – Flute Choir Reading Session


Tickets for Mark Spark’s recital can be purchased at the door, King Center at Metro State University, 855 Lawrence Way, Denver, CO 80204

CFA Flute Choir Reading: 

Bring your C flute, piccolo, alto, and/or bass flute along with an appetizer to share to the King Center to join us after Mark’s recital for a Flute Choir Reading session.  We’ll play from 2-3:30 and enjoy potluck appetizers from 3:30-4pm.  Meet new flute friends, play some music and eat tasty food.  All CFA members are welcome! No registration is required.

Mark Sparks is an American flutist, teacher, and writer. He is the former Principal Flutist of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and has appeared as soloist and orchestral artist throughout the world.  An enthusiastic teacher, many of his students occupy chairs in American orchestras.  He is a faculty member of Chicago’s DePaul University, and the Aspen Music Festival and School. Mr. Sparks has recorded several solo albums, published arrangements for flute and piano, and writes about flute playing as a Contributing Editor of Flute Talk magazine. He is currently writing several books about orchestral excerpts and flute tone development.