soundSpark is a free, monthly new music series for young children featuring solo and duo performances by emerging artists. soundSpark takes place at 12pm on the first Saturday of every month. The May 2016 featured artist is Rachel Beetz.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 12p 1p Performance
Children's Theatre West Hollywood Library 625 North San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069


Flutist Rachel Beetz performs has been a featured artist in the XI Festival Internacional de Músiva Nueva in Monterrey, Mexico, the American Music Festival at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Ojai Music Festival in California, Los Angeles’ Monday Evening Concert Series, New England Conservatory’s Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice in Boston, MA, the SoundSCAPE Music Festival in Maccagno, Italy, and a guest artist/lecturer at Santa Clara University. She is also an affiliated artist of San Diego New Music, a long-term member of UCSD’s Palimpsest contemporary chamber music ensemble and frequently plays on the wasteLAnd concert series in Los Angeles. Currently, Rachel is half of Plus/Minus, a flute and percussion duo with Dustin Donahue. She is also a co-founder of the performance art project Autoduplicity with cellist Jennifer Bewerse. In the winter of 2015/16, Rachel received the Skammdegi Air Award from Listhus in Ólafsfjörður, Iceland. For three months, she will create a sound installation and light mobile based on the night sky of the darkest days of the year.

You can find more information about her at and listen to her recent recording projects at

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