Thursday, March 9, 2023

Hailey Coates to be Featured Soloist at Fountain School's Concerto Night

Hailey Coates is currently studying flute performance at the Dalhousie University Fountain School of Performing Arts and received a Talent Trust scholarship in 2022. Having started private flute lessons in 2015, Hailey has studied with Kim Breilien, Denis Bluteau, and currently Christine Feierabend. She also studies piano privately. 

Hailey is in her fourth year with the NSYO and is the principal flute of the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra and the Dalhousie Symphony Orchestra. During her eight years of playing she has performed in many ensembles including women’s choir, marching band, jazz band, flute choir, drumline, several wind ensembles, and most recently a wind quintet. In these ensembles, she has played flute, piccolo, alto, tenor, and baritone sax, oboe, bass drum, auxiliary percussion, trumpet, mellophone, and more. Hailey loves playing music and will pick up an instrument any time she gets the chance. 

She currently offers private flute and piano lessons, in addition to teaching flute at the Scotia Suzuki School of Music and Joyful Sounds Music Studio. 

Hailey has performed in Washington Music Educators Association solo competitions, unaccompanied flute in the Oak Harbor Music Festival in 2017, the Chamber Players Series at the Peggy Corkum Music Room in 2021, for the Women For Music committee in September 2022, and will soon perform in Dalhousie Symphony Orchestra’s own Concerto Competition in March 2023. 

Conducted by Leonardo Perez and Peter Allen, the Fountain School's Concerto Night will be held at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 7:30pm. Click here to purchase tickets

This musical extravaganza features outstanding student soloists with a talented young orchestra. Popular concerti and arias by Bruch, Beethoven, Kabalevsky, Mozart and many more are performed under the direction of Leonardo Perez and Peter Allen. Featured soloists this year are Mary Austin, Caroline Boulter, Chloe Dionne, Victoria Dubois, Shanti Sivarulrasa, James Thomas, Hailey Coates, Madeline Maitzen, Charise Catarina Pohl, and Josh Robinson. The concert also features a premiere of an orchestral work by composition student Dylan Hay. 

Click below for Hailey's beautiful performance "Chaminade's Concertino, Op. 107" in October 2022.

Want to hear more about the Talent Trust? Please sign up for our newsletter.

Want to support the next generation of Nova Scotian artists? Donate today!

No comments:

Post a Comment