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  • Peggy Vagts received degrees in flute performance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Morningside College.  Her principal flute teachers were Marcel Moyse and Robert Cole. She has been a recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award at UNH and a winner of the National Flute Association’s “Competition for Professional Performers.”  An active performer, Prof. Vagts has been a member of the New Hampshire Symphony, New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra, Portland Symphony, Atlantic Chamber Soloists, Wisconsin Chamber Symphony, the Sioux City Symphony, and the UNH Faculty Woodwind Quintet. She has performed internationally as well in China, Wales, and England. Prof. Vagts has a special interest in the music of women composers and has presented lecture-recitals on this topic at the First National Congress on Women in Music and at conventions of the National Flute Association, the Music Teachers National Association, the College Music Society, and the Greater Boston Flute Association. Her recording with pianist Arlene Kies, Persistence: Works by Women, 1850-1950, was released in 2014. She has appeared as concerto soloist with the New Hampshire Music Festival Orchestra, Granite State Symphony, Atlantic Chamber Orchestra, and White Mountain Musical Arts Festival.  Prof. Vagts was Chair of the Department of Music at UNH from 1997-2003 and Senior Faculty Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts from 2007-2013.  She taught at Regent’s University in London 2014-2015 while serving as on-site director of the UNH London program.
  • Teaching Activities

  • Flute Taught course 2019
  • Flute Taught course 2019
  • Flute Taught course 2019
  • Survey of Music History Taught course 2019
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2019
  • Flute Taught course 2018
  • Flute Taught course 2018
  • Flute Taught course 2018
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2018
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2018
  • Flute Taught course 2018
  • Flute Taught course 2018
  • Honors/Survey of Music History Taught course 2018
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2018
  • Flute Taught course 2017
  • Flute Taught course 2017
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2017
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2017
  • Flute Taught course 2017
  • Flute Taught course 2017
  • Honors/Survey of Music History Taught course 2017
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2017
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2017
  • Flute Taught course 2016
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2016
  • Flute Taught course 2016
  • Flute Taught course 2016
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2016
  • Flute Taught course 2015
  • Flute Taught course 2015
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2015
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2015
  • Intro to British Culture Taught course 2015
  • London Program Taught course 2015
  • Flute Taught course 2014
  • Intro to British Culture Taught course 2014
  • London Program Taught course 2014
  • Flute Taught course 2014
  • Flute Taught course 2014
  • Survey of Music History Taught course 2014
  • Tech & Methd Woodwind Instrmnt Taught course 2014
  • Woodwind Ensemble Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

    Full Name

  • Peggy Vagts