hyde-collection-50th.jpgGlens Falls, NY -  Monday, May 20 at 7:30pm the de Blasiis Chamber Music Series presents the duo of  Yvonne Chavez Hanbrough, flute and Young Kim, piano at the Hyde Collection. Falls.  Their program will include sonatas by Carl Reinecke and Francis Poulenc, John Rutter's Suite Antique, Syrinx for solo flute by Debussy, Sonatina for flute & piano by Keith Gates and Ian Clark's Orange Dawn for flute & piano. Flutist Yvonne Chavez Hansbrough is Associate Professor of Flute and director of the Saint Rose Camerata at the College of Saint Rose. In addition, she is principal flutist with the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra. She received her Doctorate in Flute Performance in 1991 from The Florida State University, where she was a recipient of a University Fellowship and a student of Charles DeLaney.Prior to her appointment at The College of Saint Rose, she was Associate Professor of Music at Middle Tennessee State University, where she taught for nine years.  Hansbrough has performed as a soloist and as a chamber musician. Her playing has been described as "hauntingly memorable... fluid with effortless ornamentation... particularly appealing". Hansbrough has performed with many orchestras including the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, the Albany Symphony, Martha Graham Dance Company and Glimmerglass Opera. She also appears frequently as flutist at Proctor's Theater in Schenectady, NY and has performed the shows Wicked, South Pacific and Miss Saigon. Hansbrough performed as a soloist with orchestras including the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra and The Nashville Symphony. She has appeared at several NFA Conventions (Atlanta, Orlando, Kansas City, KS, New York). As a baroque flutist, she performed at 2009 The Boston Early Music Festival, the Baroque Festival in Greenfield Center, NY, Caffé Lena and several other venues in the Capital Region and the Southeast. As a member of the Nashville Chamber Orchestra she recorded the compact disc "Harvest Home" with Jay Ungar and Molly Mason. She also recorded several CDs with the Albany Symphony and released her own solo CD "American Flute Music: Leaving the Twentieth Century" in 1997. Pianist Young Kim has performed internationally as soloist in recital and with orchestra, in addition to appearing numerous times as a chamber musician.  Critics praise her as "a pianist who is truly passionate, sensitive, and musical... an extremely polished, expressive, and vibrant pianist."  Her many recital venues include Steinway Hall in New York City, Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis, Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall in Santa Barbara, Memorial Chapel in Schenectady, and Troy Music Hall, EMPAC in Troy, NY, as well as many major concert halls in South Korea.  In Russia Ms. Kim appeared as soloist with the Capella Orchestra in Saint Petersburg, performing Beethoven's "Emperor" Concerto to great acclaim. Since moving to the Capital District of NY, she has featured as soloist with the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra and Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra in NY. A Steinway Artist, Young Kim holds a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Minnesota, an Artist Diploma from Yale University, a Master of Music from The Juilliard School, and her Bachelor of Music from Seoul National University. Her principal teachers were Lydia Artymiw, Peter Frankl, Josef Raieff, Yin Cheng-Zong, Kye Sook Suh, and Young Bok Kay. Previously a member of the faculty of the University of California at Santa Barbara and Union College in Schenectady, NY, Dr. Kim is Assistant Professor of Piano and Coordinator of Piano Program at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY. Tickets for this performance are available at the door: $25 for general admission and $5 for students.  The Hyde Collection is located at 161 Warren Street, Glens Falls, NY 12801.  Further information, advanced ticket sales, and de Blasiis season subscriptions are available from de Blasiis Artistic Director David Bullard at 518-792-2383. The Hyde Collection is a historic house and art museum complex with a distinguished collection consisting of works by American and European artists such as Botticelli, Rubens, Rembrandt, Picasso, Homer and Eakins, as well as important decorative arts and antique furnishings. The Museum provides changing exhibitions in two gallery spaces, lectures, concerts, family activities and school programming. For information, visit http://www.hydecollection.org/ or call 518-792-1761.