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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

L.A. Philharmonic's Jackson Hosts Flute, Piccolo Master Class at SU

Sarah JacksonSALISBURY, MD---Sarah Jackson, principal piccolo with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, hosts a master class with Salisbury University and local high school flute and piccolo students 4 p.m. Thursday, May 11, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall.

Jackson also performs with the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra (SSO) during its annual Spring Concert, “The Magic of the Flute,” 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 13, in Holloway Hall Auditorium. Her late grandfather, Dr. Roger Jackson, was a founding board member of the orchestra. Her parents, Dr. Peter and Judy Jackson, are major benefactors.

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One of the nation’s leading musicians, Jackson has held the position of piccolo for the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 2003 and was a featured player in a PBS broadcast conducted by the internationally renowned Gustavo Dudamel.

She also was one of six musicians sent by the L.A. Philharmonic to teach in Venezuela’s internationally renowned children’s program. In addition to orchestral playing and teaching, Jackson has frequently been engaged as soloist on flute and piccolo in Japan, the Czech Republic, Canada and the U.S.

Sponsored by the SSO, admission to her master class is free and the public is invited. Those attending also have the opportunity to see flutes, music and accessories exhibited by Flute Pro Shop, Inc.

For more information call 410-543-8366 or visit the SSO website at

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