Rising for Flute and String Quartet was commissioned by Backshore Artists Project Inc., on the occasion of Carol Wincenc's 60th birthday; underwritten by a generous grant from Linda and Stuart Nelson.
The first performance took place on the 31st March 2010 by Carol Wincenc and the Juilliard String Quartet at the Juilliard School, New York, NY.
A recording by Carol Wincenc, with Kevin Lawrence, Carolyn Stuart, Sheila Browne, and Brooks Whitehouse is available on Bridge Records (CD 9373). Duration: ca. 16 minutes.