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Adelaide-based flutist Melanie Walters presents a recital of solo flute music from the 20th and 21st Centuries, weaving stories through music and text.The program includes music by Kaija Saariaho, Michael Colquhoun, and Andrew Ford.

★★★★★ "An hour better spent is hard to immediately recall than with flautist Melanie Walters and her exceptional solo recital" Adelaide Advertiser 2017

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Melanie Walters

Adelaide-based flutist Melanie Walters’ performance career includes playing beer bottles and party whistles on ABC Classic FM, performing in an ensemble dressed in paper aprons and mittens in a Massachusetts art gallery, and marching in the 2000-piece band in the Sydney Olympics opening ceremony.

Melanie holds a PhD in flute performance, for which she received a Dean’s Commendation. She is a member of the COMA New Music Ensemble and the duo Stereo/Mono, and has performed in numerous festivals, including Bang on a Can, Tilde New Music Festival, and the Australian Flute Festival. As well as playing regularly as principal flute of the Adelaide Wind Orchestra, she can often be heard making strange, improvised sounds in venues like The Metro, and on ThreeD Radio.

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