Silver-Rose Duo, the critically acclaimed
Chicago-based classical flute and guitar ensemble, specializes in engaging and educational performances, featuring music from the standard repertoire as well as new music, and works from around the globe. Kim and Julie began their duo while pursuing music degrees at Northwestern University. Each have gone on to earn success and honors as soloists and chamber musicians.
Kim Fleuchaus maintains a diverse career as a performer on both the flute and the Egyptian nay. She has been heard on Chicago’s WBEZ and WFMT radio, on commercial recordings and films, and at the Goodman theatre. She has performed with many orchestras, including the Charlotte, Rockford, South Bend, Elgin and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras and the Illinois and South Carolina Philharmonic. Her study of classical Arabic music has led to performances in concerts, theatre, film and radio throughout the US and Canada. As an educator, she is sought after as a clinician, adjudicator, and instructor and her articles have been published in the Chicago Flute Club Pipeline and Flute Talk Magazine. In addition to her chamber music work with Julie, she is a founding musician in Sapphire Woodwind Quintet.
Named Guitarist of the year by Classical Guitar Alive, international radio program, Julie Goldberg is the first guitarist to receive a Doctorate in Music Performance from Northwestern University, and holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College, and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Julie has performed solo recitals in New York, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Michigan and Washington, D.C. and has been featured on the internationally known Dame Myra Hess Concert Series. Dr. Goldberg is on the faculty of North Park University and VanderCook College of Music. Over seas she has taught master-classes at the Vietnam National Academy of Music, Hanoi and the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music. She recently co-authored the book 100 Classical Guitar Lessons, which is published by Hal Leonard.