Benjamin Smolen

American flutist Benjamin Smolen has performed across the globe, from the United States to Europe, Russia, and Japan. He was appointed Principal Flutist of the Pacific Symphony Orchestra in Orange County, California in 2011. 


Apr
1
4:30 PM16:30

Salastina Society

"New England Songbook"

Works by Charles Ives, Arthur Foote, Walter Piston, Aaron Jay Kernis, and Amy Beach

Benjamin Smolen, flute

Kevin Kumar and Maia Jasper, violin

Meredith Crawford, viola

Peter Myers, cello

Barrett Hall

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Mar
17
3:00 PM15:00

Music Mixology

St. Patrick's Day Edition at the Anaheim Packing House!

7-9:30pm

Music Mixology is what happens when a classical music group highjacks your local neighborhood bar trivia night. Winning participants of our musical drinking game get to pick the music performed from a menu of choices ranging from classical, rock, pop, soundtracks, folk and more!

This is a free performance, no tickets required. Seating is first come, first served.

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Feb
26
8:00 PM20:00

Salastina Society

  • 1050 Fremont Avenue Pasadena, CA USA (map)
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FEBRUARY 26, 2016 AT 8 PM

CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

1050 Fremont Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91030

 

 

Program:
Schumann: Fairy Tales for Viola and Piano, Op. 132
Ravel: Ma mère l'oye (Mother Goose Suite)
Ridout/arr. Jasper: Ferdinand the Bull
Chausson: Poème, Op.25 for Solo Violin and Piano Quintet

How can music tell stories? This concert explores musical whimsy, fantasy, and narrative. 

Guest Artists:
Martin Chalifour, Violin
Robert Thies, Piano
Vicki Ray, Piano
Maia Jasper and Kevin Kumar, Co-Artistic Directors and Violins
Meredith Crawford, Principal Viola
Marek Szpakiewicz, cello
Benjamin Smolen, flute
Brian Lauritzen, Resident Host

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Jan
28
8:00 PM20:00

Music Mixology

8 PM - 10 PM

Music Mixology is what happens when a classical music group highjacks your local neighborhood bar trivia night. Winning participants of our musical drinking game get to pick the music performed from a menu of choices ranging from classical, rock, pop, soundtracks, folk and more!

This is a free performance, no tickets required. Seating is first come, first served. Doors open at 5 p.m. Come early for dinner to ensure the best seating. Contact The Boathouse Collective for dinner reservations: (949) 646-3176, reservations@boathousecollective.com

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/809379172524922/

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Jan
21
8:00 PM20:00

An Evening of Flute & Harp

8:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Bay Shore Congregational Church

A beautiful evening of music for flute and harp featuring Grace Browning on harp and Benjamin Smolen on flute. 

The program will include works by Debussy, Schapaschnikov, Bernard, and Cras.

Stay after and meet the musicians!

For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/569376386543379/

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Nov
6
8:00 PM20:00

Salastina Music Society

"Ariana Ghez and Friends"

Elliott Carter: Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello, and Harpsichord
Ilja Hurnik: Sonata Da Camera J.S. Bach: Trio Sonata

Ariana Ghez, Oboist in Residence
Maia Jasper, Co-Artistic Director and Violin
Steven Beck, Harpsichord
Ben Smolen, Flute
Jason Lippmann, Cello

CALVARY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

1050 Fremont Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91030

 

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Sep
13
3:00 PM15:00

Calandra Trio

Historic Portsmouth Chamber Music Series

First Congregational Church, Kittery, ME

Sunday, September 13th at 3PM

Benjamin Smolen, flute
Meredith Crawford, viola
Amanda Romano Foreman, harp

Music by Debussy, Bax, and Philip White

 

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Aug
15
9:00 AM09:00

National Flute Association

  • Washington Marriott Wardman Park (map)
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Seth Morris's NFA Young Artist Competition Winner's Recital
Saturday, August 15th at 9am
Delaware Room, Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Seth Morris & Benjamin Smolen, flutes
Jennifer Hsiao, piano

Program to include:
Sidney Lanier, Wind-Song
Benjamin Britten (arr. Morris), 5 Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes 
Claude Debussy (arr. Smolen), Children's Corner Suite

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