Debora Harris .flutist



Flutist Debora Harris, Associate Professor of Flute at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, is an accomplished flutist in a broad range of musical styles. Principal flutist of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony for the past eleven years and the Berkshire Opera Company (2001 season), Ms. Harris has also performed as a recitalist and clinician throughout the United States. She has a special affinity for chamber music as well and, in addition to performing throughout the United States with guitarist Mike Coates in the Harris-Coates Duo, Ms. Harris is a member of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Woodwind Quintet and the Harris-Rheude Flute and Clarinet Duo. Concerto performances include Mozart's Concerto for Flute in G Major and Concerto for Flute in D Major, Bach's Brandenburg No. 4 and B Minor Suite, and Leonard Bernstein's Halil.

Ms. Harris is also in demand as a recitalist - she was featured in a live radio broadcast recital from the Elvehjem Museum of Art in Madison, Wisconsin and was winner of the Tweed Museum Artist Series Recital in Duluth, Minnesota. A devoted teacher, Ms. Harris also serves on the faculty each summer at the acclaimed International Music Camp located on the border of the United States and Canada and presents master classes in colleges and universities throughout the US. She holds a Master of Music degree and is completing a Doctor of Music from Florida State University where she studied with Charles DeLaney, and has received additional instruction from William Bennett.


The Harris-Coates Duo

From featured invitational performances--at such events as the 2005, 2001 and 1998 National Flute Conventions (San Diego, Dallas and Phoenix) and the 1999 College Music Society Convention in Denver--to compact disc recordings, intimate recitals, and master classes, the past ten years have seen the Harris-Coates Duo amaze audiences with their sheer beauty of sound, technical virtuosity, and effortless ensemble. Visit the Harris-Coates Duo home page for information on CD releases, performances, touring calendar and more.


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