Couple team up for flute, piano recital at La Sierra University

The photo is of Dr. Martin Glicklich, flutist.

April 4, 2013
By Darla Martin Tucker

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – ( A musical duo will take the stage this Saturday night at La Sierra University’s Hole Memorial Auditorium to perform flute and piano works by five composers.

But the musicians are more than collaborators. Martin Glicklich and Carmina Glicklich, who will respectively perform on flute and piano, are also husband and wife. Flutist Martin Glicklich is an adjunct professor of flute at La Sierra University while pianist Carmina Glicklich is on faculty at the Colburn School of the Performing Arts in Los Angeles.

The couple’s performance will take place on April 6 at 8 p.m. Admission is $10. La Sierra University is located at 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, Riverside. Information is at 951-785-2036.

The Glicklichs will perform a program of the following works: “Partita in A minor for Solo Flute” by Johann Sebastian Bach, “Poem for Flute and Piano” by Charles Tomlinson Griffes, “Tango Fantasia” by Jacob Gade, “Tango Etudes for Solo Flute” by Astor Piazzolla, and “William Tell Fantasy for Flute and Piano” by Eugene Walckiers.

Martin Glicklich’s wide-ranging career includes serving as an educator, soloist, conductor, chamber and orchestral musician. The Los Angeles native received his Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in flute performance at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California under the tutelage of James Walker.  Glicklich has played in most of the orchestras in Southern California, including the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Los Angeles Opera Orchestra, and the Long Beach Symphony, among others. He has also collaborated with a variety of performing artists and can be heard on recordings of Neil Diamond, Harry Connick Jr., as well as with the Hollywood Klezmer Ensemble.  He has performed live with Marvin Hamlisch, Theodore Bikel, as well as with Marilyn Horne and Midori. Active in the motion picture recording industry, Glicklich can also be heard on a number of movies. 
He has been on the faculty at La Sierra University for twelve years and was recently appointed to the faculty of the Montecito Summer Music Festival.

Carmina Glicklich was previously on the faculty at California State University, Northridge, and at the Orange County High School of the Performing Arts. While at CSUN, she was also the director of the Piano for Youth Program. She received her bachelors and Masters in Music degrees from CSUN. Active as a recitalist in the United States and Philippines, Glicklich is also involved with the National Guild for Piano Teachers, Music Teachers National Association, and Music Teachers Association of California and is in demand as a clinician and adjudicator.

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