This concert is not open to the public.
Betty Olson has taught private flute lessons in her Bloomington home for 40 years, and is currently a member of the Bloomington Medalist Concert Band, Sounds of Silver Flute Choir and the Olson/Boecher Duo. She chairs the music committee at her church and is an active soloist. Betty has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Minnesota.
Gene Swanson, composer, performer, and teacher, currently has studios at K&S Conservatory and his St. Paul home. His playing experience ranges from Scandinavian folk music to classical, rock, and jazz. He co-founded the all originals sextet J. P. and the Lava Lizards, and served as guitarist and composer. Gene has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Minnesota, where he studied with Jeffrey Van and James McGuire. Gene currently serves as Guitar Chair for Minnesota Music Teachers association. More of Gene's music can be heard at his website geneplaysguitar.com.