2015 Masterclasses, Camps and Festivals

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Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival-Flute Masterclass, Fairbanks, offers classes in all art disciplines including opportunities in flute. July 12-26. Masterclass professors Dorli McWayne, Domenica Fossati. [email protected], www.fsaf.org
Andrea Brachfeld Masterclass,
Berkeley, will offer two classes: Preventing and Healing Musician’s Injuries: A personal success story of curing focal dystonia and Learn how to improvise in the Jazz, Latin Jazz, and Charanga idiom at the California Jazz Conservatory. Tuition alone $35 per class or $65 for two. May 24, 11:30-1:30 PM and 2:00-4:00 PM. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Andrea Brachfeld. [email protected], www.andreabrachfeld.com

Areon Summer Flute Institute, Los Altos, offers a variety of classes with emphasis on chamber music performance. Tuition alone $390 early bird, $415. June 22-26. 50 participants. Masterclass teachers Jill Heinke Moen, Sasha Launer, Kassey Plaha. contact @areonflutes.com, www.areonflutes.com/education/summer-flute-institute

Flute Steps Summer Camp, Escondido, focuses on ensembles, technique classes, solo preparation and performing in a non-competitive, nurturing environment. Tuition alone $365. Housing available with host families. July 5-11, 50 participants. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sue Gillio, Sunah Jong, Renee Tresko. [email protected]lyricraft.com, www.lyricraft.wix.com/flutesteps

Flute with Keith Underwood-Hidden Valley Music Seminars, Carmel Valley, is for advanced flutists with breakout sessions with jazz flutist Ali Ryerson. Tuition w/housing $1150. July 5-10. 20 participants. Keith Underwood, Ali Ryerson. [email protected], www.hiddenvalleymusic.org

Flutes by the Sea Masterclass, Half Moon Bay, is an intensive course with masterclasses, concerts, flute choirs, pedagogy, entrepreneurship, and business of music lectures. Tuition alone $395. July 9-11. 10 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Jill Felber, Viviana Guzman, Fluter-scooter, Barbara Siesel. [email protected], http://www.flutesbythesea.com

Jazz Flute with Ali Ryerson-Hidden Valley Music Seminars, Carmel Valley, is for advanced players focusing on jazz technique and performance. Tuition w/housing $1150. July 5-10. 20 participants. Master-class teacher Ali Ryerson. [email protected], www.hiddenvalleymusic.org.

Jim Walker’s Beyond the Masterclass VIII, Los Angeles, presents daily masterclasses focusing on student performance covering topics such as improvisation, orchestral auditions and building a career in music. Tuition alone $1100 with optional housing @ $65 per day. July 19-25. 26 performers, 12 auditors. Masterclass teachers Jim Walker, Sarah Jackson, Richard Beene, Diana Morgan. [email protected], www.beyondthemasterclass.com.

Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week program for serious students ages 12-19. Curriculum includes solo performance, private lessons, flute choirs, chamber music, electives, seminar classes on flute-related topics, guest artist events, and recreation. Tuition w/housing $1350. July 10-18. 50 students. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, Martha Aarons, Michelle Caimotto, Karen Johnson, Tomiko Tsai, Karen Van Dyke, Gary Woodward. [email protected], www.flutecamp.com

Summer Flute Class with Patricia Harper, Marshall, is a residential course for flute players and teachers interested in a focused week of flute study and ensemble opportunities. Tuition w/housing $1425. June 29-July 3. 10 performers. Masterclass teacher Patricia Harper. [email protected], www.patriciaharper.com

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21st Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique,
Boulder, will work on how to improve your movement and thinking while in activity, recover from injury, and discover new possibilities. Tuition alone $400, $350, $80 one day. July 13-17, July 18 (one day intensive), 30 participants. James Brody, Ed Bilanchone, Amy Likar. [email protected], http://music.colorado.edu/summerat

Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Boulder, is a retreat focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on alternate fingerings and breath control will be offered. Tuition w/housing $671 plus tax single, $493 plus tax double. Tuition alone $315. June 18-21. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. [email protected], www.chrispotterflute.com/events/alto-and-bass-flute-retreat

Early Music Festival & Workshop at Rocky Ridge Music Center,
Estes Park, focuses on the study of Renaissance and Baroque performance. Tuition w/housing $885. Aug 19-23. 6 performers. Masterclass teacher Stephen Schultz, Anna Marsh. [email protected], http://rockyridge.org

Flute! in Crested Butte, Mount Crested Butte, will focus on developing tone, technique, musical artistry with opportunity for solo and chamber playing. Tuition w/housing $895. Tuition alone $695. August 6-10. Unlimited participants. Masterclass Teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Junior Student Seminars at Rocky Ridge Music Center, Estes Park, is a music camp for students ages 10-15 to develop their talents. Curriculum includes private lessons, chamber music, choir, composition, performances classes, orchestra, wind ensemble, concerto competition and concerts. Tuition w/housing $1850. June 9-21, July 28-Aug 9. 6 performers, 6 participants. Masterclass teacher Cobus du Toit. [email protected], http://rockyridge.org

The Panoramic Flutist Seminar, Boulder, will delve into the practice, study, and performance of the flute with creative workshops and sessions designed to address the whole musician: body, mind, and artistry. Tuition alone $475-$575. May 26-29. 20 participants. Masterclass teachers Paula Robison, Christina Jennings, Lisa Garner Santa, Jennifer Keeney. [email protected], www.colorado.edu/music/studio/flute-studio/panoramic-flutist

University of Denver, Lamont School of Music Summer Academy, Denver, is a summer music camp for pre-college instrumentalists, singers and composers ages 14-18. The Academy provides students with a broad spectrum of music study as well as a healthy approach to all facets of the aspiring musician’s life. Tuition w/housing $2040, Tuition alone $1540 (includes two meals daily & recreation). Merit scholarships and combined merit/financial need available. June 14-28. 85 students. Masterclass teacher Julie Thornton. [email protected], www.du.edu/lamont/summeracademy

Young Artist Seminar at Rocky Ridge Music Center, Estes Park, is for high school and college flutists and offers private lessons, chamber ensembles, orchestra, concerto competition, performance classes, masterclasses, recitals, and panel discussions. Tuition w/housing $3,900, June 23-July 26. 70 performers. Masterclass teacher Claudia Anderson. [email protected], www.rockyridge.org

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21st Annual Florida Flute Workshop,
DeLand, is an intense weeklong event focusing on building performance and musicianship skills including technique classes, flute choirs, small ensembles and private lessons, with additional classes in rhythm, theory and music history. Tuition w/housing $465, Tuition alone $390. July 7-11. 65 performers aged middle through high school. Jean West, Susan McQuinn, [email protected], www.stetson.edu/music/community/music-workshops/flute-workshop.php

Masterclass on the Bay, Sarasota, will focus on advanced breathing, intonation, and technique for the advanced adult flutist. Participants will study both solo and ensemble repertoire. Tuition alone $870 participant, $347 auditor ($97 day pass). Housing available at Comfort Suites at discounted rate. July 11-19. 12-15 participants. Masterclass teacher Robert Aitken. [email protected], www.masterclassonthebay.com

Sarasota Music Festival, Sarasota, focuses on chamber music performance with seminars, lectures, masterclasses, and orchestral concerts. Tuition w/housing 100% tuition scholarship, Auditors for masterclasses $5. May 31-June 21. 3 participants. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Thomas Robertello, Leone Buyse. [email protected], www.sarasotamusicfestival.org

Athens, offers private lessons, masterclasses, and performance opportunities for advanced high school, college and professional flutists. Tuition w/housing $545-$785. Tuition alone $435. Auditors $100 per day. May 18-22. 30 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Marianne Gedigian, Michael Hasel, Katherine Emeneth, Angela Jones-Reus. [email protected], [email protected], http://flutissimo.uga.edu

Flute! in Hawaii,
Honolulu, will focus on artistic phrase development, practice techniques and audition preparation. Tuition w/housing $695. July 9-13. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

17th Annual Summer Flute Retreat, Peru, is a masterclass for all ages including adults and ability levels featuring warm-ups, technique class, flute choir, and small ensembles. Tuition $325. Housing TBA. June 21-27. 10 masterclass performers, unlimited participants in ensemble units. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sue Gillio, Ellen Huntington, Darcie Glenn, Anne Badger. [email protected], www.musicsuite408.com

Credo Flute, Elmhurst, is a masterclass in which several flutists will be selected to perform the complete Brandenburg Concerti at the Symphony Center in Chicago and Severance Hall in Cleveland. Tuition w/housing $900, Tuition alone $500, $50 per day. July 20-25. 24 participants. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, Tadeu Coelho, Jennie Brown. [email protected], www.credo-music.org/credo-flute

Dr. Cate’s Flute Camp, Oswego, is for flute students entering 7th-10th grades with at least one year of band experience and/or private lessons. Activities include small ensembles, flute choir, technique class, lessons, special guests and a different ethnic flute each year. Tuition alone $400. July 13-17. 30 students. Masterclass teachers Cate Hummel, Leighann Daihl, Stefanie Abderhalden. [email protected], www.fluteline.com

Elmhurst College Music Academy, Elmhurst, is a commuter masterclass program held at Elmhurst College. Tuition $300. June 8-12. 24 participants. Master-class teacher Jennie Brown. [email protected], http://public.elmhurst.edu/music/23849141.html

Midwest Young Artist Flute Workshop, Highwood, will focus on a warmup class, masterclasses, chamber music and flute choir for flutists 12-20 years old. Tuition w/housing TBA. Tuition alone $570. June 22-26. 25 participants. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, Jonathan Keeble, Hideko Amano. [email protected], http://mya.org/summer/flute.php

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Dr. Cate’s Flute Camp,
Mishawaka, is for flute students entering 7th-10th grades with at least one year of band experience and/or private lessons. Activities include small ensembles, flute choir, technique class, lessons, special guests and a different ethnic flute each year. Tuition alone $400. Late June TBA. 30 students. Masterclass teachers Cate Hummel, Leighann Daihl, Cindy Osborn. [email protected], www.fluteline.com

Floot Fire, Evansville, is dedicated to educating and inspiring young flutists in grades 6-12. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, and stage presence. Tuition alone $325, June 8-12, Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], http://www.flootfire.com

MasterWorks Wind Intensive Study Program Flute Camp, Winona Lake, is an intensive course with two private lessons per week, masterclasses, audition and recital preparation, and piccolo class. Tuition w/housing $1800 flute camp, additional $1600 for orchestral program. June 14-28 (Orchestral program June 28-July 12). 6-8 performers. Masterclass teacher Anne Harrow, Bonita Boyd. [email protected], www.masterworksfestival.org

Iowa Piccolo Intensive,
Iowa City, is designed for the serious flutist who would like to strengthen and develop his skills on the piccolo. The class will cover a wide variety of piccolo topics such as orchestral and opera excerpts, concerti, and solo repertoire. Tuition for performer $495, auditor $295. June 2-5. 15 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Nicole Esposito, Sarah Jackson, Angela Jones-Reus, Rena Urso-Trapani. [email protected], www.iowapiccolointensive.com

Robert Dick Contemporary Techniques Class and Recital,
Bowling Green, will focus on performing contemporary techniques from 9:00-11:00 AM and perform in recital at 1:00 PM on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Tuition Free. April 11. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Robert Dick. [email protected], http:www.WKU.edu

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Bowdoin International Music Festival - Woodwind Fellowship Program,
Brunswick, is designed to provide mature, college-aged or older, high-level players with the insight and experience necessary to pursue a performing career. Two highly accomplished players in each instrument, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn, will be provided with full tuition, room, board, and fees. Woodwind fellows will perform in quintets, mixed ensembles, as soloists; in the Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music; and in limited orchestral performances. Tuition Full Fellowship. June 27-Aug 8. 2 students. Masterclass teacher Linda Chesis. [email protected], www.bowdoinfestival.org

SummerKeys Flute Workshops, Lubec, provides a Maine Coast Flute Vacation with a private lesson with reserved practice time plus group and ensemble classes. Tuition alone $640. Housing varies $300-700 weekly. July 6-10, 13-17, 20-24. Baroque/Modern flutes/Recorder. Master-class teacher Eve Friedman. July 27-31, August 3-7. Flute Workshop. Masterclass teacher Suzanne Gilchrest. August 10-14, 17-21. Flute Workshop. Masterclass teacher Andrea Mauer. 6 participants per session. [email protected], summerkeys.com

Winter Harbor Music Festival, Winter Harbor, is a chamber music workshop with daily coachings and lessons. Tuition w/housing $1400. Aug. 16-22. 10 performers, 5 auditors. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Gerald Reuter. [email protected], www.winterharbormusicfestival.com

ARIA International Summer Academy, South Hadley, provides three intensive 10-day boot camp sessions for intermediate and advanced students, ages 16-28. Tuition w/housing per session $1,800. Tuition alone $950 per session. July 2-13, July 15-26, July 28-Aug 8. 20 participants per session. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, John Thorne, Alexa Still, Keith Underwood, Judith Mendenhall, Jonathan Keeble. Check website for masterclass teacher residency dates. [email protected], www.ariaacademy.com

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Flute Workshop, Lenox, is a two-week workshop focusing on coaching sessions, masterclasses, chamber music, and private lessons. Tuition w/housing $2885. June 21-July 4. 12 students. Masterclass teacher Linda Toote. [email protected], http://www.bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Young Artists Orchestra, Lenox, focuses on orchestra and chamber music study and performance plus private lessons and masterclasses. Tuition w/housing $6820. July 5-August 15. 4 flutists. Masterclass teachers Paul Haas, Ankush Kumar Bahl, Linda Toote. [email protected], http://www.bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood

Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Young Artists Wind Ensemble, Lenox, offers students the opportunity to study and perform works from the great wind ensemble repertoire. Tuition w/housing $5250. July 5-August 2. 6 flutists. Masterclass teachers H. Robert Reynolds, David Martins, Vento Chiaro. [email protected], http://www.bu.edu/cfa/tanglewood

New England Conservatory 14th Annual Summer Metropolitan Flute Festival Orchestra, Boston, is an intensive weekend for teachers and students at the intermediate through advanced levels concluding in a concert at NEC Jordan Hall. Tuition alone $240 ($215 by June 5.) Limited, affordable housing available, upon request. July 16-19. 60 participants. Masterclass teacher Paige Dashner Long, [email protected], www.necmusic.edu/met-flute

Youth & Muse Boston International Summer Music Festival, Boston, offers masterclasses, workshops, chamber music coaching and private lessons. Masterclass topics include audition preparation and breathing. Tuition alone $1500 for two weeks, $850 concerto week only, $750 chamber week only. Housing $75-125. August 12-18. Masterclass teachers Alex Conway, Marco Granados. [email protected], www.youthandmuse.com

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2015 Interactive Flute Retreat on the Beach, South Haven, is a three-day retreat for flutists 18 years and older. Activities include yoga, coaching sessions, and a recital. Tuition w/housing $575, Day pass for August 1 $275. July 31-August 2. 12 residents, 8 one-day passes. Masterclass teacher Sharon Sparrow. [email protected], www.InteractiveFluteSession.com

Amy Porter’s Anatomy of Sound, Ann Arbor, presents an opportunity for adult flutists of all ages to participate in masterclasses, and join in-depth discussions about the study of flute tone, breathing and body awareness both in flute practice and in performance. Tuition $600 performer, $500 participant, $150 per day auditor. June 6-9. 15 performers. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Leone Buyse. [email protected], www.music.umich.edu/adultprograms

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp: Adult Flute Camp, Twin Lake, is for adult flutists both amateur and professional, ages 21 and above. The curriculum will focus on solo, chamber and flute choir repertoire. Tuition w/meals only $217. Housing on your own. July 22-25. 20 performers, 10 participants, 10 auditors. Masterclass teacher Ronda Ford. [email protected], www.bluelake.org/adultcamp/summercamp/instrument_camps.php

Central Michigan University Summer Music Institute: Flute Intensive, Mt. Pleasant, includes masterclasses, technique and interpretation classes, special topics, music theory, flute choir, and chamber music. Tuition w/housing TBD. June 21-26. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Joanna Cowan White. [email protected], www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFASchoolofMusic/Pages/default.aspx

Concordia Flute Camp, Ann Arbor, is for intermediate through advanced flutists of all ages including adults featuring daily warmups, technique classes, private lessons, small ensemble coaching, flute choir, and guest speakers. Tuition alone $310, $325. Housing TBA. June 28-July 2. 30 participants. Masterclass teachers: Holly Clemans, Deborah R. Ash, Michele, Boulet. [email protected], www.cuaa.edu/programs/music/camp-flute.htm.

Interlochen Programs:
Interlochen Adult Band Camp, Interlochen, will host 70 adults who will experience the joy of ensemble performance in a challenging, supportive, fun, and friendly environment. Tuition w/housing $525. August 11-16, 70+ performers. Masterclass teachers TBA.
[email protected], http://college.interlochen.org/program/adult-band-camp
Interlochen Adult Chamber Music Camp, Interlochen, will provide a week of instruction and performances with a faculty of leading string, keyboard, and woodwind musicians. Tuition w/housing $525. August 17-23. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers TBA.
[email protected], http://college.interlochen.org/program/adult-chamber-music-camp
Interlochen Adult Flute Choir Camp, Interlochen, offers a fun and instructional week for players of all instruments in the flute family. Flute choir rehearsals, repertoire-reading sessions, and collaborations with others in chamber music duos, trios, and quartets. Tuition alone $450 (By April 1 $425). August 1-6. Up to 35 participants over the age of 18. Masterclass teacher Jane Berkner, Kelly Via. [email protected], www.interlochen.org
Interlochen Arts Camp, Interlochen Center for the Arts, Interlochen, is a program with high school, intermediate, and junior programs which offer opportunities for flutists grades 3-12. The program includes large and small ensembles, private lessons, masterclasses, and elective music classes. Tuition w/housing $8,380. June 27-August 10. Number of participants varies by program. Masterclass teachers Alexa Still, Phil Dikeman, Sarah Frisof, Jennifer Parker-Harley, Christopher Chaffee, Jill Heyboer
[email protected], http://camp.interlochen.org/music-summer-programs
Interlochen Summer Flute Institute, Interlochen, provides daily masterclasses for flutists who have completed grades 9-12 focusing on solo repertoire and orchestral excerpts, workshops on warm-up techniques, improvisation, performance anxiety, audition preparation, Pilates for flutists, small flute ensembles, and student and faculty performances, Tuition w/housing $1,115. June 20-26. 25-30 participants. Masterclass teacher Paula Robison, Nancy Stagnitta, Judith Mendenhall. [email protected], http://camp.interlochen.org

MPulse Flute Institute, Ann Arbor, is a residential 2-week program on the University of Michigan Campus designed for the serious high school flutist. Instruction includes daily structured warm-ups, one private lesson per week, daily masterclasses on tone, technique, intonation, and vibrato, body awareness, performance anxiety, productive practice techniques, chamber music coaching, college preparation, flute choir, theory/musicianship classes, and individual practice time. Tuition w/housing $975. July 5-11. 15 students. Masterclass Teacher Amy Porter. [email protected], www.music.umich.edu/mpulse

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Bemidji State University Summer Music Camp,
Bemidji, includes individual instrumental instruction, chamber ensembles, and large group performance experiences. In addition to performance opportunities, students will participate in classes such as music theory, electronic instruments, conducting, ear training, and music technology. Tuition w/housing: $250-$275, Tuition alone $75 early bird, $100. July 19-25. 100-200 participants. Masterclass teacher Susan Nelson. [email protected], www.bemidjimusicamp.org

Flute Workshop, Duluth, will feature classes on repertoire, orchestral excerpts, piccolo, technique development, daily warmup, and flute ensemble. Tuition w/housing $225 performer, $150 participant. June 17-19. 12 Performers, 24 Participants. Master-class teachers Linda Chatterton, Paula Gudmundson. [email protected], http://sfa.d.umn.edu/departments/music

Lake Sylvia Flute Spa and Flute Reboot Retreat 2015, Annandale, features a three hour morning Flute Spa, a three hour afternoon Flute Beboot, and an evening of chamber music playing for advanced high school through adult flutists. Tuition w/housing $425. June 14-16. 60 participants. Masterclass teachers Patricia George, Catherine Rameriz. [email protected], lakesylviaflutes.org

Lake Sylvia Suzuki Flute and Recorder Institute, Annandale, features a youth program for ages 4-18, adult program, and Suzuki teacher training. Other activities include water activities, badminton, basketball, skits, campfires, and art classes. Tuition w/housing $635 students. June 17-21. Suzuki Teacher Training $655-$990. Suzuki teacher training: Every Child Can (June 13), Recorder Book 1 (June 14-21), Flute Book 1 (June 14-21), Flute Books 2, 4 (June 17-21). Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Nancy Maloney, David Gerry, Wendy Stern, Mary Halvorsen Waldo, Sue Davis. [email protected], lakesylviaflutes.org

Soiva International Music Camp, Moorhead, is a camp for flute, violin, clarinet and piano. Students and teachers from the US and Finland collaborate together featuring private lessons, chamber music and concerts. Tuition TBD. June 20-28, 40 students, Masterclass teachers Deb Harris, Heli Talvitie. [email protected], www.finlandiafoundation.org/soiva

St. Olaf Summer Music Camp, Northfield, offers lessons, classes, rehearsals, practice, faculty recitals, student recitals and performances, and social and recreational activities for students grades 9-12. Music campers participate in band, choir and/or orchestra. Tuition w/housing $625. Additional set of two private lessons $65. June 21-27. Flute masterclass teacher Catherine Ramirez. [email protected], http://wp.stolaf.edu/conferences/summer-camps/music-camp/

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Southern Flute Festival,
Hattiesburg, is for flutists middle school through graduate school as well as for amateurs. Tuition alone $60, Housing on your own. June 6-7. 50 participants. Masterclass teachers Tadeo Coelho, Patty Adams, Danilo Mezzadri. [email protected], http://www.southernflutefestival.org

New Hampshire
White Mountain Flute Conservatory, White Mountains, is designed for serious jr and sr high school flutists plus adult amateurs. The week includes masterclasses, private lessons, flute choir and small ensembles plus beginning Baroque and Pan classes. Tuition w/housing $950, Tuition alone $500, Auditor TBD. July 13-18. 8-10 performers. Judy Braude, Beverly Pugh. [email protected], www.judybraude.com

New Jersey
Westminster Flute Camp,
Princeton, is designed for middle and high school flutists to develop performance skills, hear faculty recitals, and gain performing experience. Tuition w/housing $875, Tuition alone $575. July 26-Aug 1. 30 Participants. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sandy Olson, Sue Gillio, Diana Charos-Reilly. [email protected], http://tinyurl.com/WestminsterFluteCamp

New Mexico
Santa Fe Flute Immersion, Santa Fe, is a fun in-depth flute masterclass with specialty workshops, lots of individual attention, emphasis on knowing what skills flutists need to succeed, and how to handle performance anxiety. Includes mock auditions, a closing public concert, a performance coach and yoga teacher. Tuition alone $750. Scholarships and housing available. June 22-29. 12 performers, 4 high school masterclass participants, 100 auditors. Masterclass teachers Bart Feller, Susan Levitin, Linda Marianiello. [email protected], [email protected], www.nmperformingartssociety.org.

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New York
Floot Fire, New York City, is dedicated to educating and inspiring young flutists grades 6-12. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, and stage presence. Tuition alone TBA, July 20-24, Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], http://www.flootfire.com

Fredonia Summer Music Festival, Fredonia, features masterclasses, lessons, large ensemble and chamber music, music theory, and jazz for students grades 9-12. Tuition w/housing $750, Tuition alone $395. June 28-July 4. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Susan Royal. [email protected], [email protected], http://www.fredonia.edu/music/festival

Gary Schocker Summer Masterclass, West Park, includes Alexander Technique and Feldenkrais workshops. Tuition w/housing performers $895, auditors $655. Tuition alone performers $655, auditors $395. July 7-12, 22 performers, 4 auditors. Masterclass teacher Gary Schocker, [email protected], www.garyschocker.com

Gary Schocker Flute Retreat Weekend,
West, includes Feldenkrais and yoga workshops.Tuition w/housing performer $375, auditor $295. Tuition alone performer $265, auditor $165. April 10-12. 16 performers, 4 auditors. Masterclass teacher Gary Schocker. [email protected],

Now and Present Flute Seminar with Patricia Spencer, Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson, offers flutists the opportunity to explore the language and expression of today's newest flute repertoire, discovering methods for “getting it,” building skills for handling extended techniques, and deepening musical understanding. Tuition w/housing $940, Tuition alone $400. June 16-21. 12 performers, unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Patricia Spencer. [email protected], www.patriciaspencerflute.com

The Flutist as Soloist and Chamber Musician, Brookville, is a series of four master classes in conjunction with the 34th Annual LIU Post Chamber Music Festival. Tuition w/housing TBA, Tuition alone performers $300, auditors $200. July 7, 9, 14, 16. 12 performers, 15 auditors. Masterclass teacher Susan Deaver. [email protected], www.liu.edu/post/chambermusic  

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North Carolina
Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Asheville, is a retreat focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on Alternate Fingerings and Breath Control will be offered. Tuition w/housing $740, Tuition alone $425. June 9-12. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. [email protected], www.chrispotterflute.com/events/alto-and-bass-flute-retreat

Asheville Chamber Music Retreat, Asheville, is designed for adult amateurs (woodwinds and horns), who wish to enhance their chamber music performance skills. Individuals or preformed groups age 18 or older may apply.Tuition w/housing $926. Tuition alone $450. June 8-12. 15-25 students. Faculty: Kate Steinbeck, flute; Brian Hermanson, clarinet; Rosalind Buda, bassoon; Cara Jenkins, oboe; Jennifer Merrell, horn. [email protected], www.pan-harmonia.org/chamber-music-retreat/

Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville, is for adult amateur flutists to focus on small ensembles, flute choir, private lessons. Tuition w/housing $1095. May 25-31. 12 participants. Masterclass teachers Lea Kibler, Deborah Heller, Eldred Spell. [email protected], www.ashevilleflute.com

Wildacres Flute Retreat, Little Switzerland, is a course open to professional flutists, teachers, students, and amateurs with each flutist designing a course of study appropriate for his level of attainment and interests. Tuition alone $485-$605. Housing $325. June 20-27. 20 performers, 20 performer-participants, 20 participants, 10 auditors. Masterclass teachers Göran Marcusson, Stephen Preston, Bradley Garner, Amara Guitry, Noramn Thibodeau, Joy Sears, Lea Pearson, Helen Spielman, Nora Kile. [email protected], www.wildacresflute.com

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The Ohio State University Flute Workshop,
Columbus, provides high school flutists with a unique opportunity to develop as musicians, engage with peers, work with faculty, and enjoy the college experience at Ohio State. Students will receive private lessons, coached small ensembles, masterclasses, flute choir, theory, and performance enhancement workshops. Tuition w/housing $395. June 14-18. 50 participants. Masterclass teacher Katherine Borst Jones. [email protected], https://music.osu.edu/outreach/ysmp/flute-workshop

Oberlin Flute Academy, Oberlin, focuses on masterclasses, lessons, performance classes, and recitals. Tuition w/housing $750, Tuition alone $500. June 24-June 28. 18 performers. Masterclass teacher Alexa Still. [email protected], http://new.oberlin.edu/office/summer-programs/flute-institute

Floot Fire, Oklahoma City, is dedicated to educating and inspiring young flutists grades 6-12. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, and stage presence. Tuition alone $325, July 13-17, Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], http://www.flootfire.com
3rd Annual Northeastern State University Flute Workshop, Tahlequah, is a five-day flute event featuring some of the nation’s finest flutists and pedagogues teaching repertoire classes, orchestral excerpts, piccolo, techniques clinics, daily warm-ups, and flute ensemble. Tuition w/housing $425, Tuition without housing $325. June 15-19. 15 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Sarah Jackson, Cynthia Ellis, Patricia Surman. [email protected], www.nsufluteworkshop.com

Oklahoma State University Summer Woodwind Institute, Stillwater, is a chamber music camp and instrumental seminar that provides masterclasses, clinics, chamber music rehearsals, music theory classes, and a final recital for students in grades 8-12, who play flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, or saxophone. Tuition w/housing $395, Tuition alone $290. July 17-20. 20 flutists. Masterclass teacher Virginia Broffitt Kunzer. [email protected], www.woodwindinstitute.okstate.edu

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Flute Extremes Workshop,
Eugene, is a workshop where flutists gain experience in Baroque and modern flute styles. Recital, lesson, group classes and seminars are available. Tuition w/housing $675 performers, $475 auditors. Tuition alone $400 performers, $200 auditors. June 17-21. 16 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Molly Barth, Kim Pineda. [email protected], www.fluteextremes.blogspot.com

Flute Spa & Flute Choir Retreat, Portland, is a participatory masterclass for flutists aged 18 through adult designed to improve your flute playing and enhance chamber music performance skills. Flute Choir Reading sessions will focus teaching and performing a variety of flute choir repertoire. Tuition alone $275, early bird $250. Housing available. July 24-26. 25 participants. Masterclass teachers Patricia George, Phyllis Avidan Louke. [email protected], [email protected], www.fabulousflute.com  

2015 Flute Camp for High School Flutists,
Mansfield, focusing on the study of dynamics, color, internal direction, articulation, vibrato and the teaching legacy of Marcel Moyse. Flutists will participate in chamber music study. Tuition w/housing $310. Tuition alone $260. June 28-July 2. 10-15 participants. Masterclass teacher Christine Moulton. [email protected], http://www.mansfield.edu/camps/music-camps/flute-camp.cfm

The Consummate Flutist 2015, Pittsburgh, is an inspirational week of masterclasses, lectures and workshops for advanced high school, college and professional flutists. Tuition Performer $600, Participant $425, Auditor. $50/day, $150/entire class. For housing suggestions see website. June 16-20, Masterclass teachers Alberto Almarza, Jeanne Baxtresser, Soo-Kyung Park, Stephen Schultz, Jim Walker. [email protected], www.cmufluteforum.com

Jeffrey Khaner Flute Class, Philadelphia, features masterclasses, individualized instruction, flute choir. June 23-27.Tuition w/housing $1,665 performers, $1,240 participants. Tuition alone performers $975, participants $550, auditors $120. Jeffrey Khaner, Mimi Stillman. summerfest.curtis.edu

South Carolina
The Carolina Flute Camp,
Fort Mill, is a Christian day camp that provides daily classes to improve skills in tone, technique, and musicianship. Tuition alone $100. June 18-20. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Melissa-Kay Grey, Carrie Hodges. [email protected], www.carolinaflute.com

Sewanee Summer Music Festival, Sewanee, is an orchestral and chamber music training program for 200 musicians ages 12 through graduate school. Daily schedule includes orchestra rehearsals, private lessons, chamber music study, concerto competition and other classes. Tuition w/housing $4200. Scholarships are available. June 20-July 19. 200 students. Masterclass teacher Patricia George. [email protected], [email protected]

William Bennett Summer Flute Academy, Clarksville, is an intensive flute course featuring warmups, technique classes, recitals, body mapping and flute choir. Tuition alone $160-495. Housing with meals $279, June 7-14. Masterclass teachers William Bennett, Rhonda Cassano, Josephine Bossenberger, Lisa Wolynec. [email protected], www.apsu.edu/music/william-bennett-summer-flute-academy-home-0

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2015 UTSA Flute Camp,
San Antonio, will feature daily sessions on tone, technique, etudes, solo literature, sight-reading and flute ensemble playing. Alto and bass flutes will be provided. Tuition w/housing $450, Tuition alone $200. June 15-19. 45-60 participants. Rita Linard, Kristin Hayes, Rita Linard, Jeanne Gnecco. [email protected], music.utsa.edu/flutecamp/Flute_Camp.html

5th Annual Texas Summer Flute Symposium, Commerce, will present masterclasses, chamber music, electives, and performances, as well as a special residency by the Whole Musician. Tuition w/housing performer $595. Tuition alone performer $375. June 7-12. 16 performers, 100 participants. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Terri Sundberg, Conor Nelson, Julee Kim Walker. [email protected], http://www.tamuc.edu/music/tsfs

Baylor Flute Seminar, Waco, is a masterclass designed to maximize your flute playing and musical development for serious high school and college flutists. Tuition w/housing TBD, Tuition alone performers $625, auditors $225. June 6-13. 24 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Leone Buyse, Julia Bogorad-Kogan, Noa Kageyama, Francesca Arnone. [email protected], http://www.francescaarnone.com/baylor-flute-seminar.html

Floot Fire, Dallas, Houston, Brownsville and Austin, is dedicated to educating and inspiring young flutists in grades 6-12. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, and stage presence. Tuition alone $325, except for Brownsville $50. Dallas Metroplex June 15-20, Houston June 22-26, Brownsville June 29-July 1, Austin/Round Rock July 6-10. Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers at each location. [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], http://www.flootfire.com

Flute! Fundamentals,
Denton, will focus on fundamentals of tone, technique, and musical phrasing. Tuition w/housing $900, Tuition alone $650. June 8-12. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected],

Flute! High School Camp,
Denton, focuses on developing tone, technique, practice skills, musical phrasing for internediate to advanced high school flutists. Tuition w/housing $445. Tuition alone $395. June 26-28. Unlimited performers. Masterclass teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected],

Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire and Performance, Denton, focuses on development of practice and performance skills with successful competition techniques. Tuition w/housing $475. Tuition alone $425. June 19-21. 10 performers. Master-class teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected],
Flute! Middle School Day Camp, Denton, focuses on developing tone and technique with chamber music performance. Tuition alone $150. June 12-13. Masterclass teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected],

Flute! Practicum for Performers, Denton, focuses on repertoire development for advanced players including orchestral excerpts and solo repertoire. Tuition w/housing $900. Tuition alone $650. June 15-19. 10 performers. Masterclass teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Texas Christian University Summer Flute Workshop, Fort Worth, will focus on solo and orchestral repertoire plus masterclasses and flute choir. Tuition w/housing $165. Tuition alone $100. June 24-25. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Shauna Thompson. [email protected], http://www.music.tcu.edu/smi.asp

The Informed Flutist Orchestral Repertoire Class at the Texas Music Festival, Houston, provides a four-day intensive workshop for aspiring orchestral players with additional studies in early music (Baroque flute) and performing as a soloist. Tuition w/housing $845, Tuition alone $625. June 13-16. 15-20 participants. Masterclass teachers Aralee Dorough, Leela Breithaupt, Sergio Pallottelli. [email protected], theinformedflutist.org

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Build Your Own Flute!, Richmond, is a hands on class where beginning with a silver body and footjoint ready for keys, each student learns the skills necessary to build the keys for his/her own flute. Skills covered include: Soldering and brazing, filing, grinding, scraping, burnishing, filing and assembling keys, pinning, etc. The course ends at the point where each student’s flute is ready for pads. The flute becomes the property of the student. Each student receives course notes and a certificate for framing. Tuition alone $23,000, housing available. September 14-Oct 23. 4 students. Masterclass teacher Jonathon A. Landell.
[email protected], www.landellflutes.com/courses
Build Your Own Head!, Richmond. Students make a flute headjoint from beginning to end, while developing the skills of filing, sanding, scraping, burnishing, silver and lead soldering, polishing, cleaning, basic tool making, and lathe operation. Important design characteristics of the headjoint will be discussed. Students leave with a handmade silver headjoint for their flute. Each student receives a certificate for framing. Tuition alone $2600, housing available. Session dates Feb 16-20, April 20-24, June 22-28, July 20-24, Sept 7-11. 4 students. Masterclass teacher Jonathon A. Landell. [email protected], www.landellflutes.com/courses

Overhaul & Mechanical Techniques, Richmond. Participants learn many of the skills needed to overhaul fine flutes including removing dents and scratches, stretching worn keys, repairing solder joints, polishing and cleaning the flute, re-pinning, replacing broken springs, etc. Time will be devoted to the techniques of making special tools, operating a lathe, hardening steels, and important machine shop tips. Tuition alone $1600, housing available. Session dates Feb 9-13, April 13-17, June 15-19, July 13-17, Aug 31-Sept 4. 4 students. Masterclass teacher Jonathon A. Landell.
[email protected], www.landellflutes.com/courses
Padding Techniques, Richmond, is a class where students are guided through the process of disassembly and reassembly procedure; pad installation and leveling; replacing corks, felts and connections; making final adjustments; and oiling the mechanism. Students should bring their own flute to pad. Tuition includes a Tune-Up Tool Kit, Pin Driver and Instruction Manual. Each student receives a certificate of excellence for framing. Tuition alone $1600, housing available. Session dates Feb 2-6, April 6-10, June 8-12, July 6-10, August 24-28. 4 students. Masterclass teacher Jonathon A. Landell.
[email protected], www.landellflutes.com

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Jonathan Snowden Summer Flute Course, McLean, includes daily masterclasses, workshops, flute choir and small ensembles and is open to college, adult amateurs, and professional flutists. Tuition alone $600, $500, $400, daily auditor $100. Additional private lessons $125. Housing:  $50 double, $60 single. Breakfast/lunch $20 per day. August 3-7. 20 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teacher Jonathan Snowden. [email protected], www.sagwa.org

National Flute Workshop, Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, is designed for flutists ages 13-18 of all playing levels with private lessons, masterclasses, small ensembles, and other activities. Tuition w/housing $825 double, $900 single. Tuition alone $450, $75 for additional private lessons. July 13-17. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Jonathan Snowden. [email protected], www.sagwa.org

Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham, is an orchestra and chamber music camp. Tuition w/housing $2675. July 26-Aug 9. 8 performers. Masterclass professors Jill Felber, [email protected], marrowstone.syso.org

Seattle Baroque Flute Summer Workshop, Seattle, is a week-long intensive and enjoyable workshop for baroque flutists of all levels. Minimum requirements include a solid skill in tone production and knowledge of fingerings. Tuition w/housing $769, Tuition alone $525. July 26-Aug 1. 18 participants, auditors welcome for a small fee. Masterclass teachers Janet See, Kathie Stewart. janets[email protected], www.janetsee.com/SeattleBaroqueFluteWorkshop.php

West Virginia
International Flute Symposium at West Virginia University, Morgantown, is for flutists ages 12 through adult amateur/professional. Classes and events include concerts, masterclasses, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, High School and Young Artist competitions, flute choir, performance through movement, flute repair classes, voice technique and breathing, audition preparation, and technique workshops. Tuition alone Youth Division $245, Housing $440/$594 double/single occupancy; Collegiate/Amateur/ Professional Division Workshop performers, $425; Masterclass performers, $500, Auditors, $350; Day pass auditors, $100. Housing $130 double, $285 single, Breakfast/lunch $17 per day. July 15-19, Masterclass teachers Nina Assimakopoulos, Alberto Almarza, Matej Grahek, Wendy Kummer. [email protected], www.ifs.wvu.edu.

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Around the World

3rd International Flute Seminar Bruges is designed for flutists of all ages who are professional, students, or advanced amateurs. The seminar will include masterclasses, workshops, individual lessons, flute choir, Junior Day and teacher’s training plus piccolo. Tuition w/housing €630, by day €110. July 20-25. Masterclass teachers Aldo Baerten, Peter Verhoyen, Robert Pot, Blaz Snoj. [email protected], www.ifsb.be

2015 Canadian Flute Convention, Toronto, brings flutists together from across the country and around the world to explore and discover the development of the flute. Tuition alone (early bird) $200 adult, $115 student. June 18-21. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers TBA. [email protected], www.canadaflute.com

Le Domaine Forget International Music and Dance Academy, Saint-Irénée, is a program of masterclasses, private and group classes, and concerts for flutists 15 years and older. Tuition w/housing $865 for one week, $1690 for two weeks. June 14-27. Masterclass teachers Philippe Bernold, Timothy Hutchins, Marie-Andrée Benny, Jacinthe Forand, Susan Hoeppner, Christie Reside. Check website for each masterclass teacher’s dates of residency. [email protected], www.domaineforget.com

Orford Academy Flute Masterclass, Orford, offers masterclass, group and private lessons. Tuition w/housing $995 one week, two weeks @$945 per week, three weeks @$895 per week. June 21-July 4, July 5-11, July 12-25, July 12-22, July 22-Aug 1.  12 participants. Masterclass teachers Denis Bluteau, Paula Robison, Jocelyne Roy, Robert Langevin, Jennifer Gunn. (See website for masterclass teacher for each session) [email protected], www.arts-orford.org/en/academy

Pender Island Flute Retreat, Poets Cove Resort and Spa, features work on body and mind awareness when performing and teaching and round table discussion on professional development.  Tuition w/housing $1500 performer, $1300 auditor. Tuition alone $900 performer, $700 auditor. June 14-21. 15 performers, 5 auditors. Masterclass teachers William Bennett, Lorna McGhee, Gwen Klassen. [email protected], [email protected]

Whole Musician: Mind, Movement, and Music, Toronto, aims to empower each individual flutist through learning that encompasses mind, music and movement delivering a completely holistic experience which facilitates authentic self-expression through masterclasses, Yoga, Feldenkrais method, life coaching and much more. Tuition w/ housing $675, Tuition alone $475 performers, $450 participants. June 23-27. 10 performers, 10 participants, 10 auditors. Masterclass teachers Meg Griffith, Megan Lanz, Rik Noyce, Christopher Lee, Niall O’Riordan. [email protected], www.wholemusician.net

Camilla Hoitenga Masterclass, Savonlinna, features masterclasses with group and individual lessons for all levels of performance. Tuition w/housing €605-680, Tuition alone €285-360. June 27-July 5. 10 performers. Masterclass teacher Camilla Hoitenga. [email protected], [email protected], www.savonlinnankesayliopisto.net

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5th International Summer Student Masterclass, Juillac Dordogne, offers intensive masterclasses and ensemble playing for flutists aged 16 and older plus the opportunity to improve language skills. Tuition w/ housing €525. July 5-10. 18 participants. Masterclass teachers Sam Coles, Atarah Ben-Tovim. [email protected], www.atarah.tv

Atarah’s Anniversary Advanced French Fluting Adventure, Juillac Dordogne, offers advanced flute ensembles, solo repertoire with pianist and the opportunity to explore French food and historical culture. Tuition w/housing €650. May 6-10. 14 participants. Masterclass teacher Atarah Ben-Tovim. [email protected], www.atarah.tv

InterHarmony International Music Festival, Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria, offers the opportunity to spend up to seven weeks in Europe to develop musical abilities, achieve artistic growth, and network with fellow musicians. Tuition w/housing $2725. August 4-16. 150 participants. Masterclass teachers: See website. [email protected], http://www.interharmony.com

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Amalfi Coast Music and Arts Festival, Maiori, provides intensive training through private lessons and masterclasses for advanced high school through adult focusing on solo repertoire, orchestral excerpts, practice techniques, physical alignment, confident performance skills, and optional jazz flute study with chamber music coachings and performances. Tuition w/housing - $2,785 (hotel), $2,335 (hostel), July 14-26. 6 participants. Masterclass teacher Nancy Stagnitta. [email protected], [email protected], www.amalfi-festival.org

Contemporary Flute Institute and Chamber Festival, Maccagno, focuses on the study of contemporary flute performance practice and chamber music literature with lessons, masterclasses and performance opportunities. Tuition w/housing $2000 (no food). July 3-16. Masterclass teacher Lisa Cella. [email protected], http://soundscapefestival.org

Flauti al Castello, Anghiari, Tuscany, features masterclasses, concerts, and conversations. Tuition w/housing $1750, July 26-August 3. 17 performers, auditors unlimited. Masterclass teachers Mark Sparks, Sergio Pallottelli. [email protected], www.sergiopallottelli.com

InterHarmony International Music Festival, Arcidosso, Tuscany, offers the opportunity to spend up to seven weeks in Europe to develop musical abilities, achieve artistic growth, and network with fellow musicians. Tuition w/housing $2725. July 1-13, July 14-26. 150 participants. Masterclass teachers: See website for specific session. [email protected], http://www.interharmony.com/

Narnia Festival, Narnia, is a program  designed for serious young artists and combines musical study and an immersion to the Italian culture. The festival includes lessons, workshops, master classes, conferences, exhibits, guided tours, concerts and shows in the most prestigious halls and archaeological sites. Tuition w/housing 750 euros/ week. Tuition alone 1 week 320 euros, 2 weeks 520 euros. July 19-Aug. 2, 10 performers. Masterclass teacher Valerio Fasoli. [email protected], www.narniafestival.it

Summer School in Italy, Liguria, is for all performance levels. Tuition w/housing €320, Tuition alone €120. July 25-Aug 1, Aug 1-7. Masterclass teacher Luba Benediktovitch. [email protected], http://www.comune.rocchettaligure.al.it

27th Forum International for Flute and Piano, Diekirch, will feature private flute lesson, chamber music, technical group lessons, yoga, flute ensemble, orchestral excerpts and concerts. Tuition w/housing €650, Tuition alone €425. July 24-Aug 2. 60students. Masterclass teachers. Carlo Jans, Verena Bosshard, Anna Garzuly, Jean-Claude Gérard, Renate Greiss, Wally Hase, Vaclav Kunt. [email protected], www.forumflutepiano.com

Netherlands Flute Academy, De Steeg, near Arnhem & Amsterdam, offers a full program, from group warm-ups, to individual lessons, masterclasses, technical clinics, workshops, ensembles, attention to physical awareness while playing and concerts, performing in the famous Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. Tuition w/housing €700, July 19-26. 12 young professional and 15 for young players. Masterclass teachers Emily Beynon, Jeroen Bron, Wieke Karsten. [email protected], www.neflac.nl

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24rd Flute Summer Course “For the Contemporary Flutist,” Malaga, features classes on modern techniques and a general flexibility, creativity and development of the breathing, the sound, and the body. Tuition w/housing €495. July 22-29. 18 participants. Masterclass teacher Wil Offermans. www.flute summercourse.com

Flutes Inspired, Granada, is a week-long residential course for adult amateur players. Tuition w/housing £1150. October 24-31. 12 participants. Masterclass teacher Elisabeth Hobbs, Zoe Booth. [email protected], www.flutesinspired.co.uk  

26th Annual James Galway International Flute Festival, Weggis, includes daily warm-ups, vocal training and personal masterclasses focusing on all aspects of flute playing with emphasis on studies, recital, and concerto repertoire. The flute choir is open to all students. Evening concerts performed by international flutists, including Sir James and Lady Galway. Exhibitors. Tuition TBD, July 24-Aug. 2. 80 participants. Masterclass teachers Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway, [email protected], http://www.sirjamesgalway.com/flutefestival

United Kingdom
Baroque Flute Workshop, Totnes, Devon, is an opportunity to learn from a leading performer on early flutes. Tuition alone £425 (Students £385, Under age 12 £215). Housing varies. August 8-15. 6 participants. Masterclass teacher Katy Bircher. [email protected], http://www.dartington.org/summer-school

Flutes Inspired, Gloucestershire, is a four-day residential course for adult amateur players. Tuition w/housing £450, Tuition alone £335. May 25-28. 12 participants. Masterclass teachers Elizabeth Hobbs, Niall O’Riordan. [email protected], www.fluteinspired.co.uk.

International Flute Course, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, nurtures and inspires both advanced and beginner flutists with warmup classes and masterclasses. Tuition w/housing £795 performers, £695 participants and amateurs, £595 auditors, Tuition alone £345-495, £100 auditor per day. Aug18-24. 20 flutists. Masterclass teachers Trevor Wye, Julie Wright. [email protected], www.flutesenvacances.co.uk

Oxford Flute Summer School, Oxfordshire, is an international course for flutists of all ages focusing on playing, career building and performance. Tuition w/housing £825, Tuition alone £650. Aug 16-21. 40-50 performers. Masterclass teachers Robert Winn, Peter Verhoyen, William Bennett, Kate Hill. [email protected], www.oxford-flutes.co.uk

Rarescale Summer School, Harlaxton Manor, Lincolnshire, specializes in masterclasses, individual lessons and ensemble playing opportunities with an opportunity to specialize on low flutes and collaborate with contemporary composers. Tuition w/housing £550. Tuition alone £350. August 3-8. 12 participants. Masterclass teachers Carla Rees, [email protected], www.rarescale.org.uk

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