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29 Newbury St.
Somerville, MA, 02144
(617) 776-6512
Fax Number
(617) 629-2915

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Hailed for “beautiful phrasing, consummate duet passages, superb technical facility,” the duo "2" (Peter H. Bloom-flute, alto-flute, bass-flute, piccolo; Mary Jane Rupert, piano & harp) performs across the globe, with recent tours in Australia, New Zealand, and Thailand. Acclaimed for creative programming and interpretive flair, “2” performs new music and masterworks of the literature. Bloom has toured North America, Europe and Asia; appears on 35 recordings from labels including Sony Classical, Dorian, & Leo Records; is a winner of the American Musicological Society’s Noah Greenberg Award. Rupert has given solo recitals from Carnegie Hall to Beijing Concert Hall and has performed with orchestras and chamber groups throughout the U.S.



"2" on tour early March: Nashville, Chattanooga, Rock Hill, SC; Frederick MD: recent works by Elizabeth Vercoe, Pamela Marshall, Richard Nelson and Narong Prangcharoen, including Vercoe's Kleemation, recently published by 


The internationally acclaimed "2" (Peter H. Bloom, flute and alto flute; Mary Jane Rupert, piano) will perform Kleemation (2003) by Elizabeth Vercoe and Sonata Op 22 by Marion Bauer Dec 14 at 8 pm, Opensound, 33 Union Sq, Somerville MA, 617 776 8778.


Duo "2" (Peter H. Bloom, flute; Mary Jane Rupert, piano & harp) toured the Southeast with famed mezzo-soprano D'Anna Fortunato, performing Fanny & Felix Mendelssohn, Ravel, Richard Nelson, Elizabeth Vercoe, & Schubert's Shepherd on the Rock (Bloom's transcr for alto flute, Noteworthy Sheet Music).