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Silverwood Duo: The delightful combination of flute and guitar provides the Silverwood Duo with diverse and timeless music for all occasions. Debut recital at Carnegie Hall, the ensemble has also been invited for concerts in Ohio, Michigan, Las Vegas, South Carolina, California, and New York. The duo offers world-class music for concert series, weddings, and special events.
Renée Bond, flute has been praised for her "lyrically beautiful flute playing". Her dedication to the flute has led her to performances in over 12 countries and throughout the United States. She received degrees in flute performance from: BM/UC Santa Barbara, MM/The Boston Conservatory, and DMA/University of Arizona. Her teachers include Katheryn McElrath, Jill Felber, and Jean-Louis Kashy. She has taught at the University of Arizona and the Heidelberg School of the Arts and currently maintains a private teaching studio.
Paige Jackson, guitar is hailed for her "artistically refined guitar performances". She appears frequently as a soloist and chamber musician in traditional and unconventional venues. As a Theodore Presser Scholar she lived in Brazil for two years, and also concertized as a Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholar. She received degrees in guitar performance from: BM/University of Akron and MM/University of Arizona. Her teachers include Cheryl Fitiak, Stephen Aaron, and Thomas Patterson. She teaches at the Musical Hearts Guitar Academy and is on the faculty at Pima Community College and Basis.
"Excellent from a technical standpoint and often superb from an interpretive vantage as well." - Daniel Buckley, Tucson Citizen
"The Silverwood Duo has a passion for the genre which brings perfect unanimity of intent and inspiration." - Gwen Powell, National Flute Association "One of Tucson's most beloved musical pairs." - Matt Moon, Desert Leaf
"The music is delightful."- Flute Talk Magazine
"Both are virtuosi on their respective instruments."- Richard Zoller, Sierra Vista Herald
"When Renée and Paige perform together, magical things happen."- Matt Moon, Desert Leaf