Local Music
3:52 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

'Gran Danzon' celebrates flute music of the Americas

An interview with Martha Councell-Vargas

Martha Councell-Vargas, an assistant professor of flute at Western Michigan University, recently released a full-length album of new and overlooked flute music by composers of the northern and southern American hemispheres. 

New album by Martha Councell-Vargas
Credit Ksenia Poulber

On WMUK's Let's Hear It, Ms. Councell-Vargas speaks with Cara Lieurance about her passion for flute music of the Americas, the stylistic influences she's incorporated into her playing, and the strong friendships that have arisen throughout her musical journey.

The new release is available through Amazon and iTunes as well as the record label, Blue Griffin Records.