SMSU Briefs for Jan. 30

A Festival of Woodwinds at SMSU Saturday

The SMSU Music Program will host “A Festival of Woodwinds” on Saturday, featuring guest flutist Immanuel Davis.

“A Festival of Woodwinds” is a day-long workshop for woodwind players regardless of age or ability level. It is also open to directors and other musicians interested in woodwind performance.

Registration is $40 per person, which includes lunch. The masterclass only (flute/Alexander Technique) is $10 per person.

Guest artist Immanuel Davis has been the flute professor at the University of Minnesota since 2013. He is a versatile performer who enjoys playing the entire span of the flute repertoire, and has released two CDs, and is working on a third.

Registration is from 8:30-9 a.m. Warm-ups run until 9:30 a.m., followed by Woodwind Choir rehearsal, guest clinician recital, lunch, masterclass, Woodwind Choir rehearsal and the Finale Concert, held in the Fine Arts Theatre.

For more information including registration forms and workshop fees visit or contact Dr. John Ginocchio at