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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 12:10pm to 12:55pm

Festival - Serenade Duo (12:10pm & 12:35pm)

Serenade Duo

The award-winning ensemble Serenade Duo featuring flutist Michelle LaPorte and guitarist Gerry Saulter bring concert music of the world to life with their warm stage presence and engaging performances of diverse repertoire. Through innovative and culturally thematic programming their vision is to make music accessible and enjoyable for audiences of all ages across the globe.

As performers, educators, and world chamber music advocates, Serenade Duo has toured extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. They are proud concert and recording artists for Centaur Records, Alhambra Guitars, Miyazawa Flutes, RC Strings, Celestine Flute Rexonator, and Fishman Music. As five time Artists International Distinguished Chamber Music Award Recipients the Duo has performed concerts at Carnegie Hall and Merkin Concert Hall in New York City. Serenade Duo has also performed with many arts councils, libraries, museums, festivals and educational institutions throughout the world. Featured performances include: American Church in Paris, United States and New Zealand Embassies in Paris, International Schools of Paris and Ireland, American Cathedral in Paris, St. Lawrence Jewry-Guild Hall London, St. John’s Church Stratford, St. Ann’s Church Dublin, Toronto Latin American Flute Festival, Puerto Rico Flute Symposium, Cosmo Music Festival, Music Mondays Series at Toronto Holy Trinity Church, Washington DC Church of the Epiphany Concert Series, University of Rhode Island Guitar Festival, FTC Fall Festival of Guitar, Heckscher Museum of Art, Usdan Center for the Creative & Performing Arts, Wang Center, Custer Observatory, and Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico. In addition, the Duo has been heard on WHSU Public Radio and has appeared on television with WLIW/PBS, News 12 Long Island, FiOS 1, and KCTU Kansas. In both 2019 and 2021, Serenade Duo were honored as Finalists in the Professional Chamber Music Division of the prestigious American Prize. Serenade Duo is an ensemble member of Chamber Music America and the Delian Music Society.

Instagram: @serenade2
YouTube: serenadeduo

Festival performances take place in the McKinley Amphitheater