SRU group performs at National Flute Association convention


August 30, 2023

Cassandra Eisenreich, a Slippery Rock University associate professor of music, performed and conducted at the National Flute Association Convention, Aug. 3-6, in Phoenix, Arizona. Eisenreich conducted the Adult Amateur Flute Choir and performed among nationally recognized composers and musicians.

In addition, four SRU students were among 24 college students in the nation who auditioned and were selected to perform in the Collegiate Flute Choir Competition. They included Nicole Laborie, a 2023 SRU graduate with a degree in early childhood/special education; Anna O’Malley, a senior dual music therapy and music performance major from Duxbury, Massachusetts; Brooke Jordan, a sophomore music education major from New Castle; and Taylor Pastore, a sophomore music education major from Canonsburg.

The annual NFA Convention is attended by more than 3,000 flutists, composers, flute scholars, flute makers, music publishers and flute enthusiasts from around the world. More information is available on the NFA website.