In the Loop
Faculty News : Aug 23, 2017

Dr. Kristen Stoner performs at the National Flute Association

By Richard Scricca

Dr. Kristen Stoner performed at the National Flute Association (NFA) Convention on August 12. Dr. Stoner is professor of flute at the University of Florida’s School of Music (SOM).

The convention was held August 10-14 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Stoner performed on a recital entitled “New Works for Flute” alongside pianist Dr. Manabu Takasawa from the University of Rhode Island.

Dr. Stoner and Dr. Takasawa performed Dr. Paul Richards's new work, titled Entanglements. This performance was the composition’s NFA premiere, which Dr. Richards, SOM composition professor, composed in 2016 for Dr. Stoner and Dr. Takasawa’s duo, Duo Anno 1647.

Dr. Stoner is currently enjoying her fourteenth year as the flute professor at UF. She is an advocate of new flute compositions by women composers, and she has performed many new compositions at ten major national and international music festivals since 2001, and on recitals across the globe. Visit for more information.