As the great physician brings healing to mankind and the poet captures the beauty of life in his golden words which seem to stop time, so the Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra seeks to bring healing and beauty to a suffering world and finds itself in complete accord with JS Bach: “I am blessed to put a few notes in the proper place but God makes the music.”
Theobold Boehm, who preferred playing the alto flute on his own time, would have hailed the day of the C Bass Flute, the F and C Contrabass Flutes and the F and C Double Contrabass Flutes! Song of the Angels is the only orchestra of flutes in the world which contains this configuration: 16 concert flutes, piccolo, 5 alto flutes, 5 C bass flutes, 2 contrabass flutes in C, F contrabass flute, and F and C double contrabass flutes.
“I had the leave to conduct Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra Sunday night February 5, 2012. I immediately felt close to this ensemble because they are totally dedicated to the music like me and are always trying to improve! Besides, Frederick Staff was able to carry the group with his positive aura… Song of the Angels and I understood each other immediately and I will never forget them! This is the link I always need to make a great performance!!! I was amazed at the quality of pitch and beauty of sound of Song of the Angels.” – Jean Ferrandis, world reknowned French flutist, Feb. 7, 2012.
“Samson where did you get such an enormous sound?”- James Galway, in a masterclass, to Frederick Staff
“Three things in life keep me going: The big flutes, James Galway and the Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra!” – Eva Kingma, Holland flutist, maker of “the big flutes” and inventor of the patented Kingma System.
“Hearing the Song of the Angels Flute Orchestra is an exceptionally rare experience. This group is unique because of it’s wide range of flutes from the piccolo’s highs to the double contrabass’ ultra lows. The name of this orchestra is apropos for the angelic sounds each song exudes. You will be enthralled by the quality of music produced by this most talented group of dedicated musicians.”- Jesse Teiko – String Bass, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and NY Philharmonic.