• B I O •
Newly based Colorado flutist, Grace Law is a compelling and versatile performer. Having worked with leading musicians, composers, and conductors in contemporary music as well as performing extensively as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician.
As a contemporary artist, Grace is a resident fellow at the Contemporary Performance Institute (CPI) at Brandies University with Composers Conference, and is a 2018-2019 season artist with American Modern Ensemble (AME), that focuses on contemporary works by living composers. At SUNY Purchase College (NY), she curated the flute studio’s annual FLUTES PLUGGED concerts, these concerts were dedicated to literacy in contemporary solo works with and emphasis in electronics. These concerts were presented in partnership with the Conservatory of Music and the Neuberger Museum of Art. With the Purchase New Music Project, Grace has premiered over 20 new works for solo flute and chamber ensemble with the student composers.
Grace’s orchestral performances have taken her to venues such as the New World Center, The DiMenna Center, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Hilbert Circle Theatre, and Royce Hall in Los Angeles. In 2018 Grace performed as Associate Principal Flute in Miami Music Festival’s Wagner Institute residency in New World Center, and was invited to perform Associate Principal Flute with the Prague Summer Nights Festival in Czechia. Also in 2018, she performed with the American Modern Orchestra, specializing in contemporary works and world premieres for orchestra. She is an alumna of numerous summer festivals including; Miami Music Festival, Mostly Modern Festival, Idyllwild Arts Symphony and Chamber Music Festival, Sewanee Summer Music Festival, FLUTISSIMO Workshop, and the Baylor Flute Seminar. From 2012-2014 she was member of the esteemed National Honor Orchestra of America.
Recently a 2018 grant recipient from the Friends of Flute Foundation, Grace’s personal accomplishments include winning the 1st Grand Prize from the FLUTISSIMO! Young Artist Competition, the Purchase Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, and additional prizes from the South Carolina Flute Society, Charleston Music Society, and South Carolina Music Educators Association. Additionally, she has performed for renowned flutists such as; Jeanne Baxtresser, Robert Langevin, Marianne Gedigian, Michael Hasel, Ransom Wilson, Bonita Boyd, Lorna McGhee, Keith Underwood, Benjamin Smolen, Mimi Stillman, Angela Jones-Reus, Christina Smith, and Mercedes Smith.
Grace is passionate about expanding modern music repertoire in and outside of concert. After performing and assisting at the Mostly Modern Festival (MMF) in its inaugural season, Grace began working with MMF and AME in 2018. In 2019, she joined the Mostly Modern staff in Artistic Operations, and soon after becoming the festival’s Managing Director. Grace has also served as Orchestra Manager, Librarian, and Production Assistant for the Purchase Symphony Orchestra, and has worked with American Modern Recordings and Lumiere Records in NYC. As a logical creator Grace curates, designs, and maintains a series of musical arts related websites - on a variety of web platforms. Her perception of the musical arts as a collective accompanies her work in artistic planning such as; graphic design, media marketing, production management, and archival projects.
As a Master of Music candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder, Grace studies with renowned flutist Christina Jennings. At CU Boulder, Grace is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Entrepreneurship Center for Music with composer and program director, Dr. Jeffrey Nytch. She holds a Performer’s Certificate Diploma and Bachelor of Music degree from the SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Music, respectively, where she studied under Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Artist, Dr. Tara Helen O’Connor. While pursuing her studies at SUNY Purchase College she held the positions of Graduate Teaching Assistant of Flute, GA to the Coordinator of Classical Division, and GA to Music Administration.
B I O O P T I O N S
currently under revision
R E C E N T P R E M I E R E S
Boggs, John: Descending the Catskills, for Pierrot ensemble (SEPT 2019)
Paterson, Robert: Spring Songs for tenor and instrumental sextet (JUNE 2019)
Welcher, Gregg: Citrus for flute and piano (APRIL 2019)
Juliani, Steven: Variations for Orchestra (JUNE 2018)
Posthuma, Jonathan: Chamber Symphony for Orchestra (JUNE 2018)
Antoniu, Dan: Interactions, for flute and trumpet (2018)
Bisogno, Ben: Jump In: Guided Improv for flute, violin, accordion, and electronic tape tracks (2017)
Kim, Sungwoo: I’m Sorry For Being Sorry: Guided Improv for amplified flute, bass flute, melodica & reactive lights sensors (2017)
Smith, Austin: Venus Andromeda for flute, clarinet and two violins (2017)
Toren, Catherine: Temple Fall (2016)
Vegh, Brian: The Sky Has Shattered (2016)
Tanaka, Gen: Angel Bath (2015)
Temoshok, Calvin: Siren for large ensemble (2015)