Margaret Lancaster: Flute
“New-music luminary” (The New York Times) and “leading exponent of the avant-garde flute” (Kyle Gann, Village Voice), interdisciplinary performer Margaret Lancaster has premiered well over 100 pieces and built a large repertoire of new works written specifically for her that employ extended techniques, dance, drama, multi-media, and electronics.
Lancaster is a member of Either/Or, Glass Farm and Fisher Ensemble, a guest of the Argento Ensemble, Sequitur, Ne(x)tworks, Counter)induction, and Talujon, and a recurring performer at Spoleto Festival USA and Santa Fe New Music. Performance highlights include Lincoln Center Festival, Ibsen Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Whitney Museum, Tap City Festival, New Music Miami, Festival D’Automne, HERE Arts Center, and Bremen Musikfest with Absolute Ensemble. She has appeared as a lecturer/soloist at many sites including Stanford, Dartmouth, Princeton, Bennington, and Columbia, has recorded on New World Records, OO Discs, Naxos, Innova and Tzadik, and was selected for Meet the Composer’s New Works for Soloist Champions project.
Noted for her inter-disciplinary performances, Lancaster, who also works as an actor, choreographer, dancer, and amateur furniture designer, presents solo and chamber music concerts worldwide and acts in Lee Breuer’s OBIE-winning Mabou Mines Dollhouse ….