Composer

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Ms. Louke has been arranging and composing for flute and flute ensembles since 1990, with over 50 pieces published.  She has also created original pedagogical materials in Extended Techniques—Double the Fun (for two flutes) and Extended Techniques—Solos for Fun (for flute and piano).  Her music is published by ALRY Publications, Fabulous Flute Music Company, Nourse Wind Publications, Falls House Publications, and Theodore Presser Company.

Many of her works have been finalists or received honorable mention in the annual National Flute Association Newly Published Music Competition, and her composition Of Wizards and Witches was a winner of this competition in 2006. In addition, her composition Under the Big Top was awarded 2nd Place in the Hoff-Barthleson Music School Flute Club’s Composition Competition, and was premiered in Scarsdale, New York in 2000.  Ms. Louke has also been the recipient of annual ASCAP awards since 2004.  Her compositions and arrangements have been performed at the National Flute Association’s annual convention since 2000, as well as internationally, and many have been recorded by the National Flute Choir, Woodbridge Flute Choir and other groups. Ms. Louke has studied composition with Tomas Svoboda.

The published music of Phyllis Avidan Louke is available directly from the publishers, as well as from:

www.fabulousflute.com (Fabulous Flute Music Company)
www.fluteworld.com  (Flute World)
www.flute4u.com  (Carolyn Nussbaum Music

 

Discography:

High Altitude (1999) recorded by The National Flute Choir
(Released by ALRY Publications)
Suite Butterfly

Silver (2004) recorded by The National Flute Choir
(Released by ALRY Publications)
Echoes in the Wind

Breathless (2004) recorded by The National Flute Choir
(Released by ALRY Publications)
There Is No Rose by Z. Randall Stroope, arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke

Christmas Flutes (1999) recorded by The National Flute Choir
(Released by ALRY Publications)
We Three Kings/Carol of the Bells, arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke
O Come All Ye Faithful, arr. Phyllis Avidan Louke