Internationally acclaimed Solo Flautist, versatile in all genres of music from classical to jazz, and everything in between. Mary Kay has performed with the finest orchestras and chamber musicians in the country as well as soloist with the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Cleveland Pops Orchestra, New Hampshire Music Festival, NY broadway stars, pop and rock musicians. She can play solo flute for your private event, or collaborate with guitar, strings, harp or piano if you're looking for an ensemble. She has been a featured soloist on flute, piccolo, and alto flute. Travel costs will be included in bid.
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 10 - 250 minutes
What to Expect
Repertoire will be decided and agreed upon well in advance of the event. I'll answer all questions and concerns in the days preceding the event so the performance will be seamless. I'll arrive 30-45 minutes early to set up in the space and confirm sound/details with organizers. I will bring music stands, music, instruments (except piano) and stand lights if necessary. If piano is being used, I ask that it be tuned before the event. We will need armless chairs for the performers with access to an electrical outlets .
Internationally acclaimed flutist and winner of numerous competitions, Mary Kay Robinson has risen to national prominence as a versatile musician, balancing roles as soloist, orchestral and chamber musician, teacher, coach and consultant. She has been a featured soloist at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, the Southern Tier Symphony (NY), and the New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra. She is a frequent guest artist with the orchestras of Chicago, Cleveland, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Buffalo,Toledo, and Kansas City. As a visionary and entrepreneur, Ms. Robinson founded the Greater Cleveland Flute Society and the prize winning mixed chamber ensemble Panorámicos, whose three CD’s have garnered great critical acclaim. Ms. Robinson has commissioned, premiered, and recorded many new works featuring the Flute, Piccolo and Alto Flute in solo and chamber capacities, as well as mixed instrumentation chamber music with voice.
With 25 years of experience in the Classical Music sector, she has built an extensive professional network, facilitating her work as consultant for Foundations, Individual Artists, Performing Arts and Philanthropic Organizations.
Certified in Executive Leadership through the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management, Ms. Robinson’s Executive Coaching practice focuses on executive leadership, performance and career coaching with professionals and college students, utilizing the best research in performance and sports psychology, building towards excellence and success with health and wellness.
Additional Booking Notes
Acoustic instruments sometimes need light amplification if there is background noise (ie. cocktail party). I am very careful with the dynamic of amplification if it is needed. The venue will determine if this is needed.
Past Booked Events
|April 08, 2016–April 09, 2016 • 9:00pm - 12:00am||Nightclub Event|
Solo : Bach, Faure, Satie, Debussy, Jazz Ballads, American Popular Songbook
Duo w/ Guitar: Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Brazilian Bossa Novas, light jazz, new age, Choros, celtic and world music.
Duo with piano: wide ranging repertoire from Renaissance to 21Century composers, depending on event. Jewish, Celtic, World Music, Broadway tunes, Jazz ballads.
Duo with harp: traditional wedding music, celtic, sephardic, french music.
Trio w/ Violin and Cello: Baroque Trio Sonatas and wedding music
Quartet with strings: Mozart, Rossini, French music
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