The Scorching Springs Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota awarded the fraternity’s Sword of Honor to Jackie Flowers, president and govt director of the Scorching Springs Flute Ensemble Inc., on Sept. 19.
The award is given in recognition of a patron member’s laborious work on behalf of the group and her dedication and contribution to music for the neighborhood, a information launch mentioned.
Flowers has had a “very energetic profession as a flutist, instructor, registered nurse, geriatric program developer,” the discharge mentioned.
She has efficiency expertise in symphonies, live performance bands, and chamber music ensembles on fashionable and Baroque flute. She has carried out with the McKeesport and Pittsburgh symphonies; Lengthy Seashore and Orange County Physician’s Symphony, Bellflower Symphony, Baroque Sinfonia of Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, Marin, and Napa symphonies in California; South Arkansas and Pine Bluff symphonies; and Orange County, Santa Rosa and Scorching Springs Baroque Ensembles.
She at the moment performs with the Scorching Springs Live performance Band and the Scorching Springs Flute Ensemble and is a member of the Nationwide Flute Affiliation.
“In her twin profession, she has taught nursing, music appreciation, utilized music (flute and piano) and social research at Nationwide Park Faculty and was adjunct flute teacher at Ouachita Baptist College. She teaches privately for every type of flutes: piccolo, C, alto, Bass, and 18th-century flutes. Dr. Flowers has superior levels in music, counseling, nursing, well being administration and Gerontology,” the discharge mentioned.
Sigma Alpha Iota is a nationwide ladies’s music fraternity composed of collegiate and alumnae members all through the USA. It was based in 1903 and the Scorching Springs Alumni Chapter was established in 1980. Sigma Alpha Iota is a corporation that promotes “interplay amongst those that share a dedication to music.”
Members of SAI are energetic in all areas of collegiate and neighborhood life and music. Along with private encouragement and help, members might obtain scholarships, loans and awards in lots of areas and in any respect ranges of music-related research.
“Sigma Alpha Iota has lengthy been acknowledged as a pacesetter within the area of music and supplies a lifetime of fraternity contact. The Scorching Springs Alumni Chapter has been energetic in selling neighborhood music by their Christmas packages led by Lynn Payette on the Scorching Springs Nation Membership, the February Musicales at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, singing the Nationwide Anthem at numerous neighborhood occasions, and giving of grants to musical organizations in Scorching Springs,” the discharge mentioned.
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