Nature and Music:
pieces inspired by nature featuring Catherine Case, harp and Jennifer Ryhne, flute.
Ned Rorem, Book of Hours
George Frederick McKay, Suite for Flute and Harp
Charles Rochester Young, Song of the Lark
Toru Takemitsu, Toward the Sea
for alto flute and harp
Matthew James Briggs, Prairie Music
Vincent Persichetti, Serenade no. 10
has performed widely across the United States and abroad as a soloist and orchestral harpist. She frequently performs as Principal Harp for the 5th Avenue Theatre and as substitute harpist for the Seattle Symphony, Pacific Northwest Ballet and Tacoma Symphony. Catherine teaches harp at Pacific Lutheran University and University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and has taught on the faculties of Marrowstone Music Festival, Rocky Mountain Springs Harp Program and Hong Kong Harp Services. She serves on the board of the American Harp Society as the Northwest Regional Director.
is Assistant Professor of Flute and Music Theory at Pacific Lutheran University where she also directs the Sølvvinden Flute Ensemble and performs with the Camas Woodwind Quintet. Before joining the faculty of PLU, Rhyne taught at Fort Hays State University in Kansas. Rhyne is a member of Symphony Tacoma and performs regularly with Vashon Opera and the Blessed Sacrament Baroque Orchestra in addition to directing the Tacoma Flute Choir. She frequently appears with ensembles in the region such as Northwest Sinfonietta, Lyric Opera Northwest, as well as on chamber music series such as the Second City Chamber Music Series.