Minta White

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Minta White is an award-winning flutist, chamber musician, and improvisor. Her "amazing range of flute usage" crosses many genres, including classical music, jazz, free music, Chinese traditional folk music, Latin American music and more. She has recently returned to Connecticut after earning a Master of Music degree in Modern American Music Performance from Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, MA. At Longy, she studied classical flute with Marco Granados and jazz flute with Hiro Honshuku and Peter Cassino. She graduated magna cum laude from the Hartt School of Music, where she studied with John Wion, earning a Bachelor of Music degree in Flute Performance. She has also studied with Dr. John Barcellona, flutist/composer Gary Schocker, and jazz flutist Ali Ryerson. She has won several awards both for flute and piano performances, most recently winning the Honors Competition at Longy School of Music in 2012. She has performed several solo concerts with the professional ensemble Duo Del Sur, and has been a frequent substitute for Connecticut Valley Chamber Orchestra. Minta has organized and performed in many concerts for the Women Composers Festival of Hartford, serving as Assistant Director in 2009. She has also served as Music Director of the Riverwood Poetry Series. Currently, Minta performs in collaboration with the Alturas Duo. She also performs as a member of the improvisation ensemble Carte Noire with guitarist Chris Cretella and pianist Tim Peck, and in the duo Mintoso with Carlos Boltes (viola, charango). In addition, Minta is an experienced teacher and maintains a private teaching studio.

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NameWhite, Minta
Born inUnited States, North America
Main languageEnglish
attended UniversitiesLongy School of Music of Bard College, The Hartt School
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