Biography of Jeanne Baxtresser (*1947)

 Jeanne Baxtresser
Jeanne Baxtresser (© Christian Steiner)
Born in Betlehem (Pennsylvania). The mother was pianist, the father played piano as a hobby.
Lessons in piano, cello and violin
First flute lessons
Solo debut with the Minnesota orchestra
Educated at Interlochen Arts Academy
Studies with Julius Baker at the Juillard School in New York
One year before the diploma already principal flute of the orchestra Montreal, marriage with the principal bassoonist David Carroll and teacher at the McGill University Montreal
Changing to the Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Principal flute of New York Philharmonics, teaching at Juillard School and at Manhattan School of Music
Vira I. Heinz Lectorship at Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh
Juror in many international flute competitions
Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Flute Association

CDs with/from Jeanne Baxtresser

Jeanne Baxtresser, Stanley Drucker, Judith LeClair, Israela Margalit, Pedja Muzijevic, Philip Myers, Cynthia Phelbs, Joseph Robinson, Alan Stepansky
Chamber Music for Flute (2006)
Devienne - Dring - Copland - Gaubert - Barber
    François Devienne: Duo für Flöte und Viola in c-moll, op. 5, Nr. 3:
  1. Allegro molto con espressione (04:49:00)
  2. Rondeau (03:34:00)
  3. Madeleine Dring: Trio für Flöte, Oboe und Klavier:
  4. Allegro con brio (02:56:00)
  5. Andante semplice (04:33:00)
  6. Allegro giocoso (02:49:00)
  7. Philippe Gaubert: Three Watercolors für Flöte, Cello und Klavier:
  8. On a Clear Morning (06:50:00)
  9. Autumn Evening (04:23:00)
  10. Serenade (04:55:00)
  11. Samuel Barber: Canzone für Flöte und Klavier, op. 38a (04:24:00)
  12. Samuel Barber: Summer Music for Wind Quintet, op. 31:
  13. Slow and indolent (02:07:00)
  14. Faster (00:34:00)
  15. Lively, still faster (01:16:00)
  16. with motion, as before (04:50:00)
  17. Joyous and flowing (01:22:00)
  18. Tempo 1 (01:29:00)
  19. Aaron Copland: Duo für Flöte und Klavier:
  20. Flowing (06:04:00)
  21. Poetic, somewhat mournful (04:55:00)
  22. Lively, with bounce (03:33:00)

Literature von/über Jeanne Baxtresser

Last edit 19.01.2013