Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Anna Aley, sophomore flutist, laughs as Soldotna-based flutist Tomoka Raften plays a technically difficult modern piece by composer Ian Clarke during a band class on Wednesday Nov. 4, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. The song "Zoom Tube" is a blues-influenced piece that requires several techniques including playing multiple tones at once and singing while playing that had students laughing throughout Raften's performance. Raften and Kenai-based pianist Maria Allison will perform on Nov. 7 at the Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church.

Photo by Rashah McChesney/Peninsula Clarion Anna Aley, sophomore flutist, laughs as Soldotna-based flutist Tomoka Raften plays a technically difficult modern piece by composer Ian Clarke during a band class on Wednesday Nov. 4, 2015 in Soldotna, Alaska. The song "Zoom Tube" is a blues-influenced piece that requires several techniques including playing multiple tones at once and singing while playing that had students laughing throughout Raften's performance. Raften and Kenai-based pianist Maria Allison will perform on Nov. 7 at the Soldotna Christ Lutheran Church.

Photo: ‘Zoom Tube’

To hear the piece flutist Tomoka Raften played for Soldotna High School students, click here. 

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