Live from Hochstein: Ithaca Flute Duo

Live from Hochstein: Ithaca Flute Duo

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

The Ithaca Flute Duo: Elizabeth Shuhan and Juliana Pepinsky

The Ithaca Flute Duo plays music written and arranged by female flutists: Jeanne Baxtresser, Jasmine Choi, Elizabeth Shuhan, Katherine Hoover, and Nicole Chamberlain.

WXXI and Hochstein School of Music and Dance present the Ithaca Flute Duo on November 12th at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

Elizabeth Shuhan is a lecturer in music education at Ithaca College where she has also lectured in flute performance studies, chamber music and music theory. She is also a visiting lecturer of flute at Cornell University, a flute instructor at Opus Ithaca Music School and a private Suzuki flute instructor in Ithaca, NY. As the current principal flutist with the Fort Smith Symphony (AR), she has recorded three CDs for the Naxos label. Ms. Shuhan performs regularly in recital with the Shuhan Duo, the Ithaca Flute Quartet and is an active freelance artist with the Skaneateles Festival Orchestra, the Cayuga Vocal Ensemble, the Ithaca Community Chorus and the Cornell Festival Orchestra. Ms. Shuhan has also performed with the Rochester Chamber Orchestra, the Binghamton Philharmonic, the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra and the Fingerlakes Flutes. She has recorded for the Naxos label, Albany Music, and for PBS.

Juliana May Pepinsky is a lecturer and flute instructor at Cornell University where she leads the flute class. She received a Master of Music degree from Yale University and a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory. In September of 2003, she performed on the inaugural concert of Zankel Hall, the new concert space at Carnegie Hall, under composer John Adams. Since arriving in Ithaca in 2008, Juliana has performed regularly at Cornell, especially on new music programs. She also plays with the Fingerlakes Flutes, a professional ensemble based in Ithaca.

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

Live from Hochstein repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, visit