Flute Alum Virginia Q. Backman Releases CD Featuring Conservatory Composers

Virginia Q. Backman (MM flute performance 2009, DMA, flute performance, 2020) is having a CD release concert, presented as a live stream concert through BRC Audio Productions, Friday December 11, 2020 at 7 p.m. Dr. Backman's CD is titled Flying Solo: 21st Century Music for Unaccompanied Flute and features music by a number of UMKC alumni and former faculty. This album is the result of Backman's doctoral research and is available for sale through bandcamp.
Alumni composers include:

Kristin Shafel (BM, composition, 2005, MM, composition, 2008) 
Dr. Daniel Morel (DMA, composition, 2018; MM, musicology, 2018)
Cooper Ottum (MM, composition, 2015) 
Dr. Steven Landis (DMA, composition, 2017)
Alex Luttrell 

Other composers include retired faculty Dr. James Mobberley and former faculty Dr. Mara Gibson.


Published: Dec 11, 2020