Find Us at Estabrook Park: The Estlund /Yanovskaya Duo

August 19, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Estabrook Park
4400 N. Estabrook Dr. Shorewood
WI 53211
Allison Schweitzer
(414) 367-8405
Find Us at Estabrook Park: The Estlund /Yanovskaya Duo @ Estabrook Park

Join us for a small-scale early afternoon concert featuring the Estlund /Yanovskaya Duo: a flute and classical guitar ensemble that performs music ranging from baroque to contemporary compositions. 

A native of Kiev, Ukraine Irina Yanovskaya combining an active performance and teaching careers. She has appeared as a soloist, and chamber musician in the United States and abroad. Irina graduated from Kiev Institute of Art and Music in 1994 under Victoria Zhadko with a degree in Classical Guitar Performance, Orchestral Conducting, and Guitar Pedagogy. Irina has over 30 years of experience teaching classical guitar to kids and adults. She is a member of the Suzuki and Pre-College Guitar Department faculty at University Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Irina is President of the Milwaukee Classical Guitar Society local non-profit organization dedicated to the art of classical guitar and education. 

While still in high school, Mr. Estlund studied with Mrs. Mary (Spalding) Peck (Chicago Symphony), and two years later with Elaine (Clear) Oberg who studied with Carl Petkoff. He played in Chicago Chamber Orchestra under Armand Baker at age 18. He began teaching flute lessons at the age of 19 in Lincoln and later Streeter, IL, while in college. He earned a BME from Illinois Wesleyan University, studying with Sylvia (Kendrick) Boyd, later earning an MME from Illinois State University under the instruction and guidance of Max Schoenfeld. He has performed with: Bloomington Municipal Band, Bloomington-Normal Symphony, Chicago Heights Symphony, Kankakee All-Arts Council Chamber Orchestra, and Kankakee Symphony, and many other groups on a freelance basis. He has also been a freelance soloist since the late 1960s. He was a public school band director in Odell and Braidwood, Illinois, and later in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He also taught applied flute at Olivet Nazarene College in Kankakee, Illinois. He is currently teaching lessons in his home studio and doing freelance performing on flute and saxophone.

The music will be between the dog park and tot lot areas. Check out this map for more info.

Bring your own chairs/blankets for seating, and picnic food or beverages as you wish. Walk, bike or drive on over to meet us!

This event will host a donation bin for No Empty Backpacks