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Concerts where solo flute interlaces with videos and sounds from nature. 

Concerts in the Wild

The locations are wild natural settings like campgrounds and parks.

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Video Concerts

Posted on YouTube are full-length flute & video concerts in nature:  Rose plays in streams, meadows, flower gardens and up in a tree, in the afternoon, at dawn, and in the moonlight.

Flute In Nature Video Concerts

Flute In Nature Video Concerts

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Indoor Concerts

In more traditional indoor venues, nature images and sounds are a portal to the outdoors.

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The program includes compositions by Rose and other contemporary and classical composers.


  • Interlace by Carrie Rose (video footage of butterflies and bees interlace with solo flute)

  • Syrinx by Claude Debussy

  • Waterweave by Carrie Rose (a duet between flute and water sounds)

  • Suvisoitto (Summersounds) for flute and grasshoppers by Usko Merilainen (grasshopper sounds interplay with solo flute)

  • This Time by Ron Toole (film) and Carrie Rose (music)


Upcoming Performances:

Upcoming Performances

Upcoming Performances

February 2023

Online Concert:
YouTube Premiere

Breathing In Water Flute Concert & Video Project

Filming is in process. More information and a link will be announced when available. Sign up for Carrie's email list to receive further announcements. https://us2.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=7cd5906c720abb8fa77b64b13&id=1d2ce027ff

"There's a flutist playing in that kayak!" said a C&O Canal biker who passed filming for this online video concert. "That's the right kind of crazy" said another passerby. See flutist Carrie Rose breathing in watery settings with collaborators Lisa Cella (flute), Szu-Yi Li (keyboard), and Wes Nichols (oboe).

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Upcoming Performances

Upcoming Performances

June 17, 2023 - 7:00 - 8:30pm
Rain date: June 18

Adkins Arboretum
12610 Eveland Road; Ridgely, MD 21660

Breathing In Nature Concert

Outdoor solo flute performed by Carrie Rose weaves with recorded and ambient sounds from nature at the beautiful Adkin's Arboretum on the Eastern Shore.

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Leaves ring like bells

Water sings and grasshoppers pulse

Flutist takes a breath and joins the play