Tari Wheeler-Roosa – An Eagle with a Mission in the Community
Upcoming Benefit Concert
Tari Wheeler-Roosa, flautist with the Eagles Band in Pittsfield, MA, loves music and her community. She is devoted to performing excellent music and donating it and her time to various causes. Her last public concert was to raise money for food banks in Berkshire County. Now she is putting herself and her talent out there to help raise money for the beautiful newly acquired Baldwin Grand Piano – a 1990 walnut 6’3″grand – that her church, the United Congregational Church in Lee, MA. recently purchased.
With Mother’s Day approaching, Tari is the epitome of a proud mom. Joining her on Sunday May 15th is her eldest son, William Hack. He will be playing the double bass to accompany his mom and Joshua Birns-Sprague as they present music by Mozart, Bolling, Eccles, Joplin and Imahori.
Tari is an accomplished flautist and music educator. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Lowell and a Master of Music in Music Ed. from the University of Colorado at Boulder with additional training in Early Childhood and Suzuki.She has taught music in Massachusetts, Vermont and Colorado.She also plays with the Eagles Band and in the Jovia Trio; a flute, violin and piano ensemble. Tari has been a Berkshire Music School faculty member since 1994.