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Nick Morrison AirFare

Utah Division of Arts & Museums (UDAM) teaching artist.
Nick Morrison AirFare

Flutist Leslie Timmons and clarinetist Nicholas Morrison have performed  as  the  duo  ~AirFare~  since  1992.  One  of  only three classical music ensembles funded in 1999 by the Unit- ed States Information Agency’s American Artists Abroad Pro- gram, ~AirFare~ undertook its first international tour in 1999 with performances and masterclasses in Port-au-Prince, Hai- ti, and returned in 2000 under the State Department’s Ameri- can  Cultural  Specialists  program.  ~AirFare~  has  presented sessions  for  the  American  Orff-Schulwerk  Association,  the Utah Music Educators Association, the National Association of  College  Wind  and  Percussion  Instructors  and  the  Music Educators National Conference. They won second prize in the National Chamber Music Competition sponsored by the Na- tional Flute Association in 2000.
Workshops and residencies in Utah have included Z-Arts! in Springdale,  Whitehorse  High  School  in  Montezuma  Creek, Utah,  Nebo  District,  Box  Elder  School  District,  and  several other  sites.    Leslie’s  experience  with  the  Beverley  Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program lends an arts integration ap- proach to residencies, performances, and professional devel- opment workshops, which are planned in close collaboration with the teachers on site.
Rather than simply playing for young audiences, their school performances  and  residencies are  designed  to  involve  stu- dents actively i

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