KRIS PALMER, Flute
Doctorate of Musical Arts
Copyright 2016 Kris Palmer, DMA
THE FLUTE PROGRAM AT THE DOMINICAN SISTERS SCHOOL OF MUSIC in Fremont, California is open to intermediate and advanced
level flutists of all ages. Space is limited and entry is by audition only. The program includes:
Instrument technique, music theory, solo repertoire, and chamber music repertoire.
Three yearly solo and chamber music recital performances in the School of Music Recital Hall.
Coaching and preparation for competitons and auditions.
DSSM FLUTISTS HAVE RECEIVED AWARDS AND HONORS FROM:
CBDA All State Honor Band
Nor Cal All State Honor Band
Junior Bach Festival
Bay Area Music Association Competitions
CMTANC International Music Competition
MTAC Certificate of Merit Convention Honors
Dr. Palmer holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Rice University where she studied with Carol Wincenc. Her awards include first prize
in the Carmel Chamber Music Competition, second prize in the NFA Young Artist Competition, a Carnegie Recital Debut with Artists
International, and a grant from the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music. A former member of the New Mexico Symphony
Orchestra, she is a solo recording artist and the lead artist of Black Cedar.
She is the author of the book, Ornamentation According to C.P.E. Bach and J.J. Quantz, and she is a frequent guest lecturer and
clinician on the subject of Baroque and Classical performance practices. American Music Teacher Magazine writes, "Clearly, Palmer is
knowledgeable about ornamentation...her knowledge of the subject is very thorough."
Congratulations to Allison Chang and Velvia Lau for their selection into
the 2016 Junior Bach Festival!
Congratulations to DSSM flutist Velvia Lau,
CALIFORNIA ALL STATE HONOR BAND!
Fremont Symphony's Young Recitalist Competition
April 2, 2016 Entry Deadline
April 24, 2016 Competition
The Pacific Musical Society 2016 Scholarship Competition
January 31, 2016 Entry Deadline
San Jose Chamber Youth Orchestra's Masterflutes Ensemble
Auditions through February, 2016
Auditions for the California Youth Symphony
April 1 through 123, 2016 in Los Altos Hills
Entry Deadline March 1, 2016
The Etude Club of Berkeley
Young Artist Competition
Entry Deadline March 4, 2016
Auditions for the San Jose Youth Symphony
April 7 through 16, 2016 in San Jose
Entry Deadline March 31, 2016
The United State International Music Competition
April 30, 2016 Entry Deadline