This performance by flutist Aimee Toner and pianist Derek Hartman took place on Sunday, October 15, 2023 at 3:00 pm.


Composer Work Year
Georg Philipp Telemann Fantasia in B-flat major for flute, TWV 40:5 1733
Fantasia in G minor for flute, TWV 40:13 1733
Carl Reinecke Sonata for flute and piano, Op. 167 “Undine” 1882
Sergei Rachmaninoff Prélude in D major, Op. 23:4 1903
Sergei Prokofiev Flute Sonata in D major, Op. 94 1944
Ernst von Dohnányi Aria, Op. 48 No. 1 1958

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About the Artists

Aimee Toner

Aimee Toner

Flutist Aimee Toner made her solo debut with the Columbia University Orchestra in April 2019 after winning the 2018 concerto competition. She has played flute or piccolo in performances by the Enigma Chamber Opera Orchestra, Glens Falls Symphony, Norwalk Symphony, New Haven Chamber Orchestra, New Amsterdam Opera, and Du Bois Symphony. Aimee is on the Artist Roster for the Lyric Chamber Music Society of New York and collaborates in chamber groups ranging from jazz trios to wind quintets.

A graduate of Barnard College (Phi Beta Kappa), Aimee earned her masters degree from the New England Conservatory under the tutelage of Cynthia Meyers, with a concentration in music education. She serves on the faculty at the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School and on the teaching roster for Arts for Learning Connecticut.

Aimee travels between Boston, Providence, New York City, and New Haven for her performance and teaching endeavors. She resides in New Haven with her husband and their rescue cat Billie.

Aimee Toner is honored to represent Wm. S. Haynes Co. as a Haynes Young Artist. She performs on a custom handcrafted Haynes silver flute.

Derek Hartman

Derek Hartman

Pianist Derek Hartman has appeared as a soloist with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. He was awarded top prizes in the Music Teachers’ National Association Young Artist Piano Competition, the PianoArts North American Competition, and the Thaviu-Isaak Endowed Piano Competition. His performance engagements have taken him to such diverse venues as the Kravis Center of the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida, and the Ruïnekerk in Bergen, The Netherlands.

A dedicated music educator, he maintains a private teaching studio and serves as a teaching assistant in the Analysis and Musicianship curriculum at Yale. Since 2018, Derek has partnered with PianoArts of Wisconsin to design and present dozens of music educational programs across Milwaukee. Derek is also an avid chamber musician, a harpsichordist and continuo player, and a music theory and analysis aficionado.

Derek completed his undergraduate studies in piano performance and music theory at Northwestern University in 2019, studying with James Giles. In 2021, he received his Masters of Music degree from the Yale School of Music under the direction of Boris Slutsky and was awarded the Elizabeth Parisot Prize in recognition of his contributions to the Yale community. Derek is currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate at Yale.

In his free time, Derek enjoys watching Minnesota sports and playing jazz.