Lawrence Ink (b. 1955)
Lawrence Ink plays principal flute in the Fairfax Symphony in Virginia and played principal flute in the United States Air Force Band in Washington, DC.
Ink’s Three Pieces for Flute Choir received its premiere at the National Flute Association’s 2011 convention, performed by the professional flute choir under the direction of Angeleita Floyd. His Serenade for Flute Nonette, which was commissioned by the Flute Society of Washington, has been performed at several NFA conventions. Both works have been performed by the Northwestern University Flute Ensemble under the direction of Walfrid Kujala.
Ink performed his Sonata for Two Flutes with Mimi Stillman at the NFA’s 2002 convention. Mimi Stillman has also performed his Sonatine for Flute and Piano and recorded it on her CD, Mimi.
Ink’s clarinet quartet, Streltsy, won the International Clarinet Society’s clarinet quartet composition competition and was recorded by the United States Air Force clarinet quartet.