Your wedding day is the one of best days of your life! Great music is a very important aspect of a beautiful ceremony. I am a professional flutist, and play in several ensembles that you can chose from for your ceremony. The Silverwood Trio (flute, violin, and 'cello) is a wonderful combination of strings with flute, and appropriate for every wedding setting! Silverwood Duo ( flute and violin) is a beautiful joining of two treble voices. Flute and harp is so elegant, and romantic! Duo Celeste (flute and keyboard), is wonderful, especially for a church wedding, since the pairing can be flute and organ, or flute and piano! Classical and Pop are available in all combinations.
Valerie was a wonderful presence and I received many compliments on her playing. She played a very special song that I requested that made walking down the aisle even more memorable. I recommend her services ten times over!
Valorie of the Silverwood Trio is a fabulous flutist and was a joy to perform with. The people at the wedding were quite complimentary of our duo (I'm a harpist) and of her playing. She was professional, musical, and reliable. I hope to work with her again when I play at events.
Response from The Silverwood Trio:
Equally fabulous is harpist Laurel Federbush! She is a true professional, with a great sense of musical flair to match the style of each song we played. She is super organized, and a pleasure to work with! Everyone at the wedding was raving about the beautiful harp and flute duo! I highly recommend her, and hope for many future collaborations with her!
Valorie was very professional and provided a nice balance with the church music provided. Highly recommended.
Response from The Silverwood Trio:
Thanks very much Paula! It was a beautiful ceremony! Joining me at St. Brigit were Pianist/ Organist Katherine Florian and Cantor Jennifer Matthews. They are wonderful!
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A Columbus native, Valorie Adams-Hildreth participated as a youth in the Columbus Symphony Cadet and Youth Orchestras, winning first prize in the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Solo Competition her senior year in high school. She received degrees in Flute Performance from the Eastman School of Music (Bachelor’s) and Duquesne University (Master’s), studying with Bonita K. Boyd and Bernard Z. Goldberg. Valorie participated in advanced master classes with some of the world’s finest flutists, including Walfrid Kujala, James Galway, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Samuel Baron, Marcel Moyse, Liisa Ruoho, and most recently William Bennett at Wildacres and Great Lakes Flute Festivals. She played First Flute/ Piccolo in the Ohio Capital Winds, a professional Wind Ensemble conducted by Catherine Hope-Cunningham for five years. She is a member of the Bexley Meadows Concert Band and has performed with the Toledo Symphony. Valorie is also an active freelance performer with the Silverwood Trio (flute, violin, and cello), Duo Dolcissimo (flute and harp), and Duo Celeste (flute and keyboard). She has performed in recital with her husband, organist/pianist James Hildreth, at the Broad Street Presbyterian Church in Columbus, St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Westerville, and Ohio University in Athens. Valorie maintains a private flute studio and is an artist teacher for Central College Christian Academy and St. Paul School in Westerville. She is active as a clinician in Westerville and Columbus Catholic area schools. She has been a Columbus Greater Arts Council Artist-in-Schools representative. Her students have been active in the Columbus Symphony Youth Orchestra, the Columbus Youth Symphonic Band, Junior Winds Ensemble, OMEA adjudicated events, Ohio University Honor Band and the Ohio State University High School Honor Band.
Past Booked Events
|August 19, 2017 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 03, 2017 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|October 01, 2016 • 5:30pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Cocktail Hour|