2017 Masterclasses, Camps and Festivals

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Check websites for latest information concerning application deadlines, audition requirements, and changes in artistic personnel. Camp titles in red indicate a current or recent advertiser.

If your summer event was omitted, please email us at [email protected] to be included in an addendum next month.

Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival-Flute Masterclass, Fairbanks, offers classes in all art disciplines including opportunities in flute. July 16-30. Masterclass teachers TBA. [email protected], www.fsaf.org

Adult Flute Class with Patricia Harper, Marshall, is a residential course for flute players (aged 21+) and teachers interested in a focused week of flute study and ensemble opportunities. Tuition w/housing $1450. June 26-30. 10 performers. Master-class teacher Patricia Harper. [email protected], patriciaharper.com

Areon Summer Flute Institute, Los Altos, offers a variety of classes with emphasis on chamber music performance. Tuition alone $395 early bird, $460. July 23-28. 50 participants. Masterclass teachers Jill Heinke Moen, Kassey Plaha. Meerenai Shim. [email protected], www.areonflutes.com/education
The Keith Underwood Flute Masterclass, Carmel Valley, is for advanced flutists. Tuition w/housing performers $1150, auditors $900. Tuition alone Performers $900, auditors $725. June 2-9. 15 participants. Keith Underwood. [email protected], hiddenvalleymusic.org
Flutes by the Sea Masterclass, Half Moon Bay, includes flute choirs, flute vendors, workshops, and concerts. Tuition alone $500 performers, $300 auditors. June 21-24. 15 participants, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Viviana Guzman, Alice K. Dade. [email protected], www.flutesbythesea.com
The Ali Ryerson Jazz Flute Masterclass, Carmel Valley, is for advanced players focusing on jazz technique and performance. Tuition w/housing performers $1150, auditors $900. Tuition alone performers $900, auditors $725. June 2-9. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Ali Ryerson. [email protected], hiddenvalleymusic.org

Beyond the Masterclass with Jim Walker
, Los Angeles, presents daily masterclasses focusing on student performance covering topics such as improvisation, orchestral auditions and building a career in music. Tuition alone $1200, $600 for young performers. Optional housing at Colburn at $65 per night. July 9-15. 26 performers, 13 young performers. Masterclass teachers Jim Walker, Rose Lombardo, Benjamin Smolen, Diana Morgan. [email protected], www.beyondthemasterclass.com

Long Beach Flute Institute Summer Camp Day Camp
, located at CSULB in Long Beach is designed for middle and high school aged flutists.Tuition alone $395. June 20-24. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers: Rena Urso-Trapani, Darrin Thaves, John Barcellona, Renee Bhatia. Micah Layne. [email protected], www.renaurso.com
Long Beach Flute Institute Adult Workshop, located at CSULB in Long Beach is a one-day workshop designed for the recreational and amateur flutist. Tuition alone $135. June 24. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers John Barcellona and Micah Layne. [email protected], www.renaurso.com

Northern California Flute Camp, Carmel Valley, is a one-week program for serious students ages 12-18. 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 $1395. July 7-15. 45 students. Masterclass teachers Bradley Garner, Michelle Caimotto, Karen Johnson, Kate Steinbeck, Tomiko Tsai, Karen Van Dyke,
Gary Woodward. [email protected], www.flutecamp.com

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23rd Annual Summer Course in the Alexander Technique at the University of Colorado, Boulder, will work on how to improve your movement and thinking while in activity, recover from injury, and discover new possibilities. Tuition alone $350, $80 one day. July 10-14, July 15 (one day intensive), 30 participants. James Brody, Ed Bilanchone, Amy Likar. [email protected], www.colorado.edu/music/summer-college-music/alexander-technique-summer-course

Alto and Bass Flute Retreat
, Boulder, is a retreat focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on breath control and alternate fingerings will be offered. Tuition w/housing $960 plus tax single, $680 plus tax double. Tuition alone $400. June 14-18. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Chris Potter. [email protected], www.chrispotterflute.com/events/alto-and-bass-flute-retreat
Flute! in Crested Butte, Mount Crested Butte, will focus on repertoire, performance, musical artistry, and audition skills. Tuition w/housing $950. Tuition alone $725. July 27-31. 15 participants. Master-class teacher Mary Karen Clardy. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Rocky Ridge Music Center Junior Artist Seminar
, Estes Park, is a two-week immersion in music in which the students aged 13-17 perform in large and small ensembles, study composition, and receive private lessons. Tuition w/housing $2,050. June 6-18. 6 performers. Masterclass teacher Cobus du Toit. [email protected], www.rockyridge.org
Rocky Ridge Music Center Junior Music Program, 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 $2,050. July 18-30. 6 participants. Masterclass teacher Cobus du Toit. [email protected], www.rockyridge.org
Rocky Ridge Music Center Young Artist Seminar, Estes Park, is for advanced flutists ages 18-24. Private lessons, chamber ensembles, orchestra, concerto competition, performance classes, masterclasses, recitals, and panel discussions are offered. Tuition w/housing $3,500, June 20-July 16. 6 flute performers. Masterclass teacher Claudia Anderson. [email protected], www.rockyridge.org

Summer Flute [email protected], Denver, is a week-long flute course designed to develop technical fluency, tone, musical expression, creativity and build musical confidence. Tuition w/housing performers $700, participants $450. Tuition alone: performers $500, participants $250. June 12-16. 15 performers, unlimited participants. Master-class teachers: Patricia Surman, Amy Porter. [email protected], summerfluteinstitute.com
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 $2055, Tuition alone $1555 (includes two meals daily & recreation). Secondary area of study, add $230. Merit scholarships and combined merit/financial need available. June 18-July 2. 80 students. Masterclass teacher Julie Thornton, Catherine Peterson. [email protected], www.du.edu/lamont/summeracademy
The Hartt Suzuki Workshop-Student Workshop, West Hartford, offers group masterclasses for flutists already studying with a certified Suzuki teacher. See website for varying tuition rates. July 29-August 5. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Laurel Ann Maurer. [email protected], www.hartford.edu/hcd/music/summer-music/hartt-suzuki-institute.aspx

The Hartt Suzuki Institute-Flute Unit 1 Teacher Workshop, West Hartford, is teacher training for Suzuki Flute Book 1 and the class may be registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas. Tuition alone: $750. See website for housing options. July 29-August 5. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Laurel Ann Maurer. [email protected], www.hartford.edu/hcd/music/summer-music/hartt-suzuki-institute.aspx

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Marina Piccinini International Masterclasses, Miami, features classes in three divisions plus exhibitors. Tuition w/housing $1500. Tuition alone: $1000. June 27-July 2. 40 participants. Masterclass teachers Marina Piccinini, Jeanne Baxtresser, Brook Ferguson, Kristin Bacchiocchi. [email protected], www.mpimc.com

Sarasota Music Festival
, Sarasota, focuses on chamber music performance with seminars, lectures, masterclasses, orchestral concerts and a performance by Jasmine Choi. The public is welcome to audit the masterclasses and rehearsals. Tuition w/housing 100% tuition scholarship, Auditors for masterclasses $5. June 4-24. 3 participants. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Thomas Robertello, Leone Buyse. [email protected], www.sarasotamusicfestival.org

University of Central Florida Flute Boot Camp
, Orlando, is a three-day intensive program designed for middle and high school flutists. Pilates and Yoga, daily masterclasses and individual coaching appointments provide continual and concentrated input from the faculty. Tuition w/ housing $250, Tuition alone, $150. June 9-11, 30 participants. Masterclass teachers Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, Irene Pruzan. [email protected], www.music.ucf.edu/flute

University of Central Florida Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute, Orlando, is a one-week intensive flute performance program for middle and high school flutists. The curriculum includes daily masterclasses, individual coachings, flute choir, and a closing recital. Tuition w/housing $575. Tuition alone $375. June 12-16, or June 19-23. 30 participants per session. Masterclass teachers Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, Irene Pruzan. [email protected], www.music.ucf.edu/flute

FLUTISSIMO!, Athens, offers private lessons, masterclasses, and performance opportunities for advanced high school, college and professional flutists plus participants are eligible to compete in the Flutissimo Young Artist Competition. Tuition w/housing $1505. Tuition alone $615. June 19-23. 25 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Marianne Gedigian, Michael Hasel, Angela Jones-Reus, Katherine Emeneth. [email protected], www.flutissimo.uga.edu

Flute! in Hawaii, Honolulu, is focused on repertoire, performance, musical artistry, and audition skills. Tuition alone $725. July 6-19. 15 participants. Masterclass teachers Mary Karen Clardy, Sabrina Saiki-Mita. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Passion Flute 2017, Boise, is designed to enhance your individual skills through inventive workshops and masterclasses. Tuition w/alone performer $575, participant $475, auditor $350. Add $250 for room and board. June 14-18. 25 participants. Master-class teachers Angeleita Floyd, Claudia Anderson, Jill Felber, Nicole Molumby. [email protected]

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19th 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 $345-$365. Housing TBA. June 18-24. 10 masterclass performers, unlimited participants in ensemble units. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sue Gillio, Ellen Huntington, Darcie Fleming, Anne Badger. [email protected], www.musicsuite408.com

Credo Flute, Elmhurst, is for the serious flutist ages 14 and up. Tuition w/housing $1065, Tuition alone $590, July 24-29. 30 participants. Masterclass teachers Bonita Boyd, Mimi Tachouet, Luke Fitzpatrick, Jennie Brown, Karin Ursin. [email protected], www.credo-music.org/credo-flute

Dr. Cate’s Flute Camp, Montgomery, 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 17-21. 20 students. Masterclass teachers Cate Hummel, Leighann Daihl Ragusa, Stefanie Abderhalden. [email protected], www.fluteline.com

Flute Adventures 2017
, Ottawa, is a camp for flutists ages 10-adult (all playing levels welcome) with an emphasis on ensemble playing and a daily technique class. Tuition alone $230/$250. Housing free. June 19-23. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teacher Cindi Isenhower, Lisa Eaton, Arienne Havelka. [email protected]

Midwest Young Artist Flute Workshop, Highwood, includes a warmup class, masterclasses, chamber music and flute choir for flutists 10-18 years old. Tuition alone $325. June 24-28. 30 participants. Masterclass teachers Hideko Amano, Mihoko Watanabe, Julie Koidin, Lauren Molden-hauer, Anne Fong, Annie Chung. [email protected],mya.org/summer/flute.php

River Valley Summer Flute Institute, Bourbonnais, is designed to inspire junior and senior high school flutists. Activities include morning warmups, masterclasses, flute choir (including low flutes), private instruction, concerts and a Young Artist Competition. Tuition w/housing $262. Tuition alone $200. July 27-29. Masterclass teachers Stephanie Lupo and Katie Nielsen. [email protected], www.rivervalleyflutes.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 19-23, Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], www.flootfire.com

Mindfulness in Teaching and Learning, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University, will explore how mindfulness can benefit music teachers in both personal and professional settings, and examine ways in which mindfulness-based practices might be incorporated into music teaching and learning. Tuition w/housing $520, Tuition alone $400, July 10-14. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher: Dr. Frank M. Diaz.
[email protected], http://music.indiana.edu/precollege/adult/mindfulness/schedule.shtml#faculty

Iowa Flute Intensive, Iowa City, is designed for the serious flutist. Topics include fundamentals of sound, articulation, technique and phrasing, orchestral and opera excerpts, concerti, solo repertoire and body mapping plus a mock orchestral audition, exhibits and faculty recitals. Tuition alone performer $495, auditor $290. Housing $55 per night. May 30-June 2. 15 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Nicole Esposito, Julien Beaudiment, Michel Bellavance, Rena Urso-Trapani. [email protected], music.uiowa.edu/workshops/iowa-flute-intensive

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. The 2016 Festival has openings for 2 flutes, 1 oboe, 2 clarinets, one bassoon and one horn. Each fellow 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 24-Aug 5. 2 students. Masterclass teacher Linda Chesis. [email protected], www.bowdoinfestival.org

SummerKeys Flute Workshops, Lubec, provide a Maine Coast flute vacation with a private lesson and practice time plus group and ensemble classes. Tuition alone $675. Housing varies $300-700 weekly. July 10-14, 17-21, 24-28. Baroque/Modern flutes/Recorder. Master-class teacher Eve Friedman. July 31-August 4, August 7-11. Flute Workshop. Masterclass teacher Suzanne Gilchrest. Aug. 14-18, 21-25, Aug. 28-Sept. 1. Flute Workshop. Master-class teacher Andrea Mauer. 6 participants per session. [email protected], summerkeys.com

Winter Harbor Music Festival, Winter Harbor, Maine, is a side-by-side chamber music workshop with daily rehearsals and coaching from within ensembles, offering performance opportunities with world-class faculty. Tuition w/room and board $1500. Tuition alone $1000. Aug. 13-20. 10 performers, 5 auditors. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Deirdre McArdle. [email protected], www.winterharbormusicfestival.com

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FluteSpaBaltimore, suburban Baltimore, is a participatory masterclass designed for performers and teachers (advanced high school through adult) to explore fundamentals of flute playing and rehearsing/performing in a flute choir. Class topics include embouchure development and flexibility, breathing, articulation, vibrato, building a technique, practice strategies (chunking), musical gestures, shaping a phrase, tone color, note-groupings, style considerations, and set-up. Tuition alone $325. Daily rate $175. 30 participants. July 21-22. Masterclass teachers Patricia George, Sara Nichols. [email protected], [email protected], www.FluteSpaBaltimore.com

ARIA International Summer Academy, South Hadley, provides three intensive 10-day intensive course for advanced flutists, ages 16-28. Tuition w/housing per session $1,875 per session. Tuition alone $975 per session. June 29-July 10, July 12-23, July 25-August 5. 20 participants/ session. Masterclass teachers Tara Hellen O’Connor, Alexa Still, Linda Toote, Bonita Boyd, Judith Mendenhall, Marianne Gedigian, John Thorne, Donna Shin, 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 $3150. June 18-July 1. 12 students. Masterclass teacher Linda Toote [email protected], www.bu.edu/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 $7200. July 2-August 12. 4 flutists. Masterclass teachers Linda Toote, Flutists from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Paul Haas, Lawrence Loh, Ken-David Masur. [email protected], www.bu.edu/tanglewood
Boston University Tanglewood Institute (BUTI) Young Artists Wind Ensemble, Lenox, offers students the opportunity to study and perform works from the repertoire of the great wind ensemble repertoire. Tuition w/housing $5600. July 2-30. 6 flutists. Masterclass teachers Vento Chiaro Woodwind Quintet, H. Robert Reynolds, David Martins. [email protected], www.bu.edu/tanglewood/

Floot Fire, Boston, 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 $595, July 24-28, Unlimited participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], www.flootfire.com

The 16th Annual New England Conservatory 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 $250 ($215 by June 6.) Limited, affordable housing available, upon request. July 13-16. 60 participants. Masterclass teacher Paige Dashner Long, [email protected]

Youth & Muse, Boston, features study of a concerto in week one and study of chamber and solo music in week two. Tuition alone two weeks $1500, concerto week $900, solo and chamber week $850. July 31-Aug. 13. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Yuji Kano. [email protected], youthandmuse.com

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Amy Porter’s Anatomy of Sound, Ann Arbor, presents a workshop to work on telling your story through marketing, public relations, online presence and the opportunity for adult flutists of all ages to make a promotional music video. Master-classes on tone, breathing, and body awareness in practice and performance will be offered. Tuition $600. June 3-6. 32 participants. Masterclass teachers Amy Porter, Viviana Guzman, Jerald Schwiebert, Laura Dwyer. [email protected], www.music.umich.edu/special_programs/adult/anatomyofsound.htm

Central Michigan University Summer Music Institute-Flute, Mt. Pleasant, includes masterclasses, technique and interpretation classes, special topics, music theory, flute choir, and chamber music for students entering the 9th grade through college freshman year. Tuition w/housing $450. Tuition alone $285. June 18-22. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Joanna Cowan White. [email protected], www.cmich.edu/colleges/CCFA/CCFASchoolofMusic/Pages/default.aspx

Interactive Flute Retreat, South Haven, is designed for adult flutists (18+) who have a desire to learn. Sessions include breathing, repertoire, auxiliary instruments, gaining confidence, and chamber music. Tuition w/housing $1250. Tuition alone $875. Commuter $675. Daily pass (for June 24) $200. June 22-25.14 residents, 6 4-day commuters, 10 day pass. Masterclass teachers Sharon Sparrow, Jeff Zook. [email protected], www.InteractiveFluteRetreat.com

Interlochen Summer Programs
Adult Band Camp, Interlochen, offers adults the joy of ensemble performance in a challenging, supportive, fun, and friendly environment. Tuition w/housing $520/$545. August 8-13, 75 performers. Masterclass teachers TBA. [email protected], college.interlochen.org

Adult Flute Choir Camp, Interlochen, offers an enjoyable 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. Instruction on how to play the alto, bass and contra flutes. Tuition alone $425/450. Aug. 21-26. 40 participants over the age of 16. Masterclass teachers Jane Berkner, Gareth McLearnon, Abigail Burrows. [email protected], college.interlochen.org

Master Teacher Workshop for Flute, Interlochen, is designed to inspire and organize both the flutist and the flute teacher while exploring specific flute playing topics for all skill levels. Tuition alone $135. Housing available. August 20-21. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Jane Berkner. [email protected], college.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 $8,904. June 24-Aug 7. Number of participants varies by program. Masterclass teachers Alexa Still, Jennifer Parker-Harley, Christopher Chaffee, Jill Heyboer [email protected], camp.interlochen.org/music-summer-programs
Interlochen High School 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 $1,190. June 17-23. 25-30 participants. Masterclass teacher Paula Robison, Nancy Stagnitta, Mark Sparks, Judith Mendenhall. [email protected], camp.interlochen.org/program/music/hs/flute

Mastering Your Piccolo Skills, South Haven, features concepts of playing piccolo including intonation, blending, tone, and style. Tuition $125. Housing available at $50. June 21. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Jeff Zook. [email protected], www.InteractiveFluteRetreat.com

MPulse Flute Institute, Ann Arbor, is designed for the serious high school player, providing instruction in tone, technique, intonation, and vibrato; body awareness; performance anxiety; and productive practice techniques. Class offerings include a private weekly lesson, daily masterclasses, flute choir, and theory/musicianship classes. Tuition:$1,050. July 9-15. Masterclass teacher: Amy Porter. music.umich.edu/special_programs/youth/mpulse/flute.htm

Orchestral Excerpts with Sharon Sparrow, South Haven, is a class designed for audition success based on Sparrow’s book Six Weeks to Finals. Tuition alone performer $250, participant $250. Housing available at $50. June 21. 25 participants. Masterclass teacher Sharon Sparrow. [email protected], www.InteractiveFluteRetreat.com

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3rd Annual University of Minnesota Duluth Flute Workshop, Duluth, features repertoire classes, orchestral excerpts, piccolo, techniques clinic, daily warmups and flute ensemble. Tuition w/housing performer $250, participant $175, daily rate $75. Housing $50 per day. June 7-9. 12 performers, 24 participants. Masterclass teachers Greg Milliren, Paula Gudmundson. [email protected], sfa.d.umn.edu/about/departments/department-music/news-events-music

Lake Sylvia Suzuki Flute and Recorder Institute, Annandale, features a youth program for ages 3-18, college and adult program plus Suzuki teacher training. Other activities include water activities, badminton, basketball, skits, campfires, and art classes. Tuition w/housing $590 students, $625 teacher training. Tuition alone $370, $390. June 14-18. Unlimited participants. Teachers Wendy Stern, David Gerry, Meret Bitticks. [email protected], lakesylviaflutes.org

Soiva International Music Camp, Moorhead, is a camp for flute, violin, viola, clarinet, piano and composition. Students and teachers from the United States and Finland collaborate together featuring private lessons, chamber music and public concerts. Tuition w/housing $750. June 17-25. 40 students, Masterclass teachers: Deb Harris, Hanna Tissari. [email protected], www.finlandiafoundation.org/soiva

St. Olaf Summer Music Academy, 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 $650. June 18-24. Flute masterclass teacher Catherine Ramirez. [email protected], wp.stolaf.edu/conferences/summer-camps/music-camp

The Complete Flutist, Minneapolis, is for serious flutists high school, college and beyond who want to develop all aspects of their playing and musicianship. In addition to flute fundamentals, the master class will include orchestral excerpts, solo repertoire, an intro to baroque flute, and Alexander Technique. Tuition w/housing $720-$780. Tuition alone $500, $250. June 25-30. 15 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers Immanuel Davis, Orchestral excerpts teacher TBA, Alexander Technique, KätheJarka. [email protected], cla.umn.edu/music/research-creative-work/community-programs/complete-flutist

Whole Musician, Minneapolis, offers a variety of topics relating to the performer's mind, body, and musical development including healthy use of the body through fitness and yoga, control of anxiety, life coaching, injury prevention, and practice of focus in addition to in-depth musical and creative exploration. Tuition alone $175. August 9. 10 performers, unlimited participants. masterclass teachers Meg Griffith, Megan Lanz, Christopher Lee, Rik Noyce. [email protected], www.wholemusician.net

Southern Flute Festival, Hattiesburg, features masterclasses for flutists middle school through graduate school as well as for amateurs. Tuition alone $60. Housing on your own. June 4-5. 60 participants. Teachers: Raffaele Trevisani, Carlos Feller, Danilo Mezzadri. [email protected], www.southernflutefestival.org

New Jersey
Westminster Conservatory’s 21st Annual Flute Camp, Princeton, features classes on building flute technique, learning solo and small ensemble repertoire, hearing faculty recitals and gaining performance experience. Tuition w/housing $600, Tuition alone $575. July 23-29. 30 Participants. Masterclass teachers Gerald Carey, Sandy Olson, Sue Gillio. [email protected], tinyurl.com/FluteCamp2017

New Mexico
Santa Fe Flute Immersion, Santa Fe, features workshops, daily coaching with piano, and closing concert.Tuition alone $750, $400 auditor, $125 high school, $25-$75 day auditor. Scholarships and housing available. May 29-June 5. 12 performers, 100 auditors. Masterclass teachers Linda Marianiello, Tracy Doyle, Valerie Potter. [email protected], www.nmperformingartssociety.org

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New York
Eastern U.S. Music Camp, Colgate University, Hamilton, features performances in both large and small ensembles plus masterclasses and private lessons in either 2, 3, or 4 week sessions for flutists aged 12-18 . Tuition w/housing $2249, $3373, $4498. Tuition alone $1099, $1649, $2198. June 25-July 22. Masterclass teachers: Beth Evans, Ana Gonzalez. [email protected], www.EasternUSMusicCamp.com

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 $450, August 3-5. 20 participants. Check web for masterclass teachers. [email protected], 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 $790, Tuition alone $425. June 25-July 1. 12-15 participants. Teacher Susan Royal. [email protected], [email protected], www.fredonia.edu/music/summermusic

Gary Schocker Summer Masterclass, West Park, features flute study with a master performer, teacher, and composer. Tuition w/housing performers $965, auditors $725. Tuition alone $725, auditors $415. July 11-16, 25 participants. Master-class teacher Gary Schocker. [email protected], www.garyschocker.com

The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd Inter-national Flute Masterclass, Rochester, includes five days of recitals, seminars, and masterclasses focusing on solo flute repertoire and orchestral excerpts. Tuition alone performers $665, adult auditors $200, high school auditors $100. Housing and board available at $77 per day.July 31-August 4. 30 performers, unlimited auditors. Masterclass teachers: Bonita Boyd, Anne Lindblom harrow, Mindy Kaufman, Emily Skala, LukeFitzpatrick. [email protected], summer.esm.rochester.edu/course/bonita-boyd-international-flute-masterclass/

The Flutist as Soloist and Chamber Musician, Brookville, is a series of masterclasses in conjunction with the 35th Annual LIU Post Chamber Music Festival. Tuition w/housing TBA, Tuition alone performers $300, auditors $200. July 11, 13, 18, 20. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Susan Deaver. [email protected], www.liu.edu/post/chambermusic

North Carolina

Alto and Bass Flute Retreat, Asheville, is a retreat focusing on chamber music for low flutes. Workshops on tone development and vibrato will be offered.Tuition alone $445. Housing available $345-$560. May 31-June 4. 20 participants. Master-class teacher Chris Potter. [email protected], www.chrispotterflute.com

Asheville Flute Vacation, Asheville, is for adult amateur flutists to focus on small ensembles, flute choir, private lessons. Tuition: see website for information. July 24-30. 12 participants. Teachers Lea Kibler, Deborah Heller, Eldred Spell. [email protected], www.ashevilleflute.com

Wildacres Flute Retreat, Little Switz-erland, 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 $505-$625. Housing $350. June 24-July 1. 55 participants. Masterclass teachers Göran Marcusson, Stephen Preston, Bradley Garner, Amara Guitry, Patti Adams, Joy Sears, Norman Thibodeau, Nora Kile. [email protected], www.wildacresflute.com

The Ohio State University Flute Work-shop, 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 $475. June 18-22. 50 participants (grades 9-12 including recent graduates). Masterclass teacher Katherine Borst Jones. [email protected], music.osu.edu

Oberlin Baroque Performance Institute, Oberlin, offers instruction in Baroque instruments and voice. Students from beginners to professionals participate in masterclasses and coached ensembles. Tuition w/housing $1625. Tuition alone $1100. June 18-July 2. 8 flutists. Masterclass teacher Christopher Krueger. [email protected], go.oberlin.edu/bpi

Oberlin Flute Academy, Oberlin, is a class for high school students who wish to devote a week to intensive work on flute-playing skills through masterclasses, lessons, performance classes, and recitals. Tuition w/housing $850. Tuition alone $600. July 10-14. 18 participants. Masterclass teacher Alexa Still. [email protected], Oberlin.edu/con/summer

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2017 Portland Flute Spa & Flute Choir Retreat, Portland, is for flutists 18 years through adult (especially for teachers, flute choir directors and players) to examine the fundamentals of flute performance and chamber music playing. Tuition alone $275 (before May 1, $250). Housing available at the Phoenix Inn near the interchange of I-5 and Hwy 217 at $159 per night. June 23-25. 30 participants. Masterclass teachers Patricia George, Phyllis Avidan Louke. [email protected], [email protected], fabulousflute.com/portland-flute-retreat

Flute Alliance BreakAway Adult Flute Vacation, Oregon Coast, will offer masterclasses, large and small flute ensembles, and individual coachings. Tuition alone $295. Sept. 7-10, 14 participants (ages 21+). Masterclass teachers Sydney Carlson, Carla Wilson, Denise Westby. [email protected], www.flutealliance.com

Flute Alliance Flute Boot Camp West Side, Tigard, is geared to middle and high school flutists focusing on theory, playing in small and large ensembles, with a gala recital. Tuition alone $360. Aug. 7-11. 18 performers. Masterclass teachers: Sydney Carlson, Carla Wilson, Denise Westby, Martha Long. [email protected], www.flutealliance.com


2017 High School Flute Camp Intensive, Mansfield, focusing on the study of dynamics, color, internal direction, articulation, and vibrato. Flutists will participate in chamber music study. Tuition w/housing $320. Tuition alone $270. June 25-29. 30 participants. Masterclass teacher Christine Moulton. [email protected], www.mansfield.edu/camps/music-camps/flute-camp.cfm

The Art of Teaching, Pittsburgh, is a comprehensive, collaborative week featuring round-table discussions, specialized classes, and musical workshops. Tuition alone $250. March 18-19. Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Alberto Almarza, Jeanne Baxtresser, Lorna McGhee, Soo-Kyung Park and Lea Pearson. [email protected], www.theconsummateflutist.com

The Consummate Flutist 2017
, Pittsburgh, is an inspirational week of masterclasses, lectures and workshops for advanced high school, college and professional flutists. Tuition Performer $650, Participant $450, Auditor. $50/day, $150/entire class. For housing suggestions see website. June 13-17. Masterclass teachers Alberto Almarza, Jeanne Baxtresser, Marianne Gedigian, Lorna McGhee, Soo-Kyung Park. [email protected], www.theconsummateflutist.com

Jeffrey Khaner Flute Class at Curtis Summerfest, Philadelphia, features masterclasses and workshops on instrument care, performance anxiety, and flute choir. June 26-July 1. Tuition alone performers $1000, auditors $575 or $125/day. Housing available at $622 or $124/night. Jeffrey Khaner, Mimi Stillman. www.curtis.edu/JKhaner

KinderFlute™ Teacher’s Training Class, Pittsburgh, is designed to teach students aged 4-14 to love music and learn to play the flute. Tuition w/housing $855. Tuition: $675. June 15-17. 18 participants. Masterclass teacher Kathy Blocki, Molly Shortridge. [email protected], www.KinderFlute.com

William Bennett Summer Flute Academy, Clarksville, is an intensive flute course featuring warmups, technique classes, recitals, body mapping and flute choir. Tuition alone artists $525, performers $495, participants $450. Housing $165. June 17-24. 40 participants. Masterclass teachers William Bennett, Lisa Wolynec. [email protected], www.apsu.edu/music/bennett

nief-norf Summer Festival, Knoxville, offers a concentrated chamber music experience by bringing together performers, composers, and scholars to collaborate on the performance, creation, and discussion of contemporary solo and chamber music. Tuition w/housing $2400. June 12-26. 10 participants. Masterclass teacher Lisa Cella. [email protected], www.niefnorf.org

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7th Annual Texas Summer Flute Symposium, Commerce, will offer masterclasses, chamber music, electives, and performances. Tuition w/housing performer $595, participant $470. Tuition alone $375 performer, $250 participant. June 11-16. 18 performers, 50 auditors. Masterclass teachers Carol Wincenc, Christina Jennings, Elizabeth McNutt, Conor Nelson, Julee Kim Walker. [email protected], www.tamuc.edu/music/tsfs

Floot Fire, six Texas locations, is dedicated to educating and inspiring young flutists who have completed grades 6-12, 2-12 in Dallas. The daily schedule includes classes in breathing, tone, articulation, intonation, vibrato, practice habits, performance tips, Body Mapping, Alexander Technique, and stage presence. Tuition alone $350, $60 in Brownsville. Austin June 12-16, Brownsville June 19-21, Dallas #1 June 19-24, Dallas #2 July 10-14, Houston #1 June 26-30, Houston #2 July 17-21. Unlimited participants except for Brownsville which is 120 participants. Check web for teachers and age requirements for each location. [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],

Flute! In Granbury, Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center, Granbury, is a class for middle and high school flutists with a focus on musical performance and audition preparation. Sessions include warmup exercises, tone/technique development, vibrato, articulation studies, and a final concert. Tuition alone $395. June 1-3. 25 participants. Masterclass teachers Mary Karen Clardy, Jennifer Rodriguez. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Flute! Masterclass in Repertoire/Perfor-mance, Denton, is focused on repertoire, performance, musical artistry and audition skills. Tuition w/housing $600. Tuition alone $450. June 16-18. 15 participants. Master-class 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 $180. Tuition alone $110. June 28-29. 20 participants, unlimited auditors. Master-class teacher Shauna Thompson. [email protected], www.music.tcu.edu/smi.asp

The Informed Flutist
, Houston, is a five-day intensive workshop for aspiring orchestral players. Participants will study orchestral and solo repertoire with the goal of gaining a broader perspective on the music audition process and individual playing. Tuition alone $550. June 16-20. 18 participants. Masterclass teachers Aralee Dorough, Leela Breithaupt, Keith Underwood. [email protected], theinformedflutist.org

Salt Lake Flute Forum, The Gifted Music School in Salt Lake City, is directed at serious pre-college and college flute majors, with opportunities for others of all playing levels. Tuition alone performers $350, participants $280, and a teacher group auditor rate of $100 (minimum five-member group). June 28-July 1. 25 performers, unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers April Clayton, Carol Wincenc, and other guests TBD. [email protected], www.dacapoalliance.org

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. Sept. 11-Oct 20. 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. Session dates April 17-21, June 19-23, July 17-21, Sept 4-8. 4 students. Masterclass teacher Jonathon A. Landell. [email protected], www.landellflutes.com/courses

Flute Overhaul 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. Session dates April 10-14, June 12-16, July 10-14, Aug 28-Sept 1. 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. Session dates April 3-7, June 5-9, July 3-7-16, August 21-25. 4 students. Masterclass teacher is Jonathon A. Landell. [email protected], www.landellflutes.com

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National Flute Workshop, Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, is open for flutists ages 13-professional of all playing levels with private lessons, masterclasses, small ensembles, and other activities. Tuition w/housing $885 double, $950 single. Tuition alone $500. July 10-14. 40 participants. Masterclass teacher Jonathan Snowden, Rebecca Collaros. [email protected], www.jonathansnowden.com

Marrowstone Music Festival, Bellingham, is an orchestra and chamber music camp. Tuition w/housing $2900. July 23-Aug 6. 8 performers. Masterclass professors Jill Felber, [email protected], marrowstone.org

Northwest Flute and Piccolo Forum, Seattle, is a six-day masterclass featuring masterclasses and private lessons concluding with a closing recital. Continuing Education credit available. Tuition alone $600. Housing available. July 23-28. 16 performers and non-performing auditors. Masterclass teachers Zart Dombourian-Eby, Jonathan Keeble, Walfrid Kujala. [email protected], www.sandrasaathoff.com

Unlocked!, Seattle, is a week-long class held at Seattle Pacific University. The class will focus of the exploration of musicality, creativity, and expression. Instruction in Alexander Technique will be offered. Tuition alone $400. On-campus housing available. June 26-July 1. 15 participants. Masterclass teachers Nicole Molumby, Sandra Saathoff, Rose Johnson, Lauren Asimakoupoulos. [email protected]

West Virginia
International Flute Symposium at West Virginia University, Morgantown, will feature workshops, masterclasses, and flute choir. Topics include body mapping, African drumming, extended techniques, sight-reading, and tone study with scholarships available. Tuition alone: $540 performers, $390 auditors, $100 day pass. Tuition with housing:  $700 performers, $550 auditors, $150 day pass.  Dates: July 5-9, Unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers: Nina Assimakopoulos, Jasmine Choi, Alberto Almarza. Contact:
[email protected]l.com, http://ifs.wvu.edu/home

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Flute Camp, Whitewater, offers flutists in grades 8-12 the opportunity to develop their artistry, technique and performance skills in an inspiring week of classes, recitals, special topic seminars, and ensembles. Tuition w/housing $525. Tuition alone $475. July 9-13. 60 participants. Masterclass teachers Francesca Arnone, Cristina Ballatori, Danielle Breisach, James Donahue, Patricia George, Shanna Gutierrez, Timothy Hagen, Emma Shubin. [email protected], www.uww.edu/ce/camps/music/flute

Around the World

FLUTEinWIEN, Vienna, is a private masterclass for one or two flutists personally tailored to each flutist’s needs and includes
up to 2 hours daily repertoire classes and an additional 45 minutes for technique and sound. Tuition 90-135 Euros per day. Housing 30-70 Euros per night. The class is offered on a year around basis. Masterclass teacher Ory Schneor. [email protected], www.fluteinwien.com

International Flute Seminar, Bruges, is designed for flutists and piccolo players 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 €640. Tuition alone €540. July 17-22. Masterclass teachers Aldo Baerten, Peter Verhoyen, Robert Pot, Blaz Snoj. [email protected], www.ifsb.be

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 $985 Canadian for one week, $1930 Canadian for two weeks. June 18-July 1. Masterclass teachers Philippe Bernold, Mathieu Dufour, Marie-Andree Benny, Jacinthe Forand, Susan Hoeppner, Ulla Milman. Check website for each masterclass teacher’s dates of residency. [email protected], www.domaineforget.com

Flute Masterclass, Orford, offers masterclass, group and private lessons. Tuition w/housing $995 Canadian one week, two weeks @$945 per week, three weeks @$895 per week. June 11-July 29. Check web for masterclass teacher in attendance.10 participants per professor per week. Teachers Robert Langevin, Marina Piccinini, Julien Beaudiment, Denis Bluteau, Jennifer Gunn. [email protected], orford.mu

Pender Island Flute Retreat, Poets Cove Resort and Spa, focuses on Marcel Moyse’s 30 Melodious Studies, Alexander Technique classes, and various workshops. Tuition performer $1100 Canadian, auditor $900 Canadian. Housing $350 Canadian, Food $350 Canadian. June 25-July 1. 14 performers, 6-8 auditors. Masterclass teachers William Bennett, Lorna McGhee. [email protected], www.fluteretreat.com/

Whole Musician, Toronto, offers a variety of topics relating to the performer’s mind, body, and musical development including healthy use of the body through fitness and yoga, control of anxiety, life coaching, injury prevention, and practice of focus in addition to in-depth musical and creative exploration. Tuition alone performers $550, participants $500. June 16-20. 10 performers, unlimited participants. Masterclass teachers Meg Griffith, Megan Lanz, Christopher Lee, Rik Noyce. [email protected], www.wholemusician.net

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Flutes in France, near Ambeyrac, Lot Valley, offers chamber music, masterclasses, and a concert. Tuition w/housing 480 Euros. May 27-31. 6-15 participants. Masterclass teacher Janna Hüneke. [email protected], [email protected], www.monplaisirholidays.com/flute-school-london-at-monplaisir

Intermediate and Advanced Flute
, Cubertou, is a course geared for amateur players, teachers and young professionals with warmups, masterclasses, and ensemble playing. Tuition w/housing 950 Euros single room, 745 Euros shared twin room, 745 Euros Cubertou Bell tent (sole occupant), 545 Euros bring your own tent. Aug. 13-19. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Philippa Davies. [email protected], www.cubertou.com

Zodiac Music Academy & Festival, Côte D’Azur, offers private instruction, chamber music and performance opportunities. Tuition with housing $2500. July 2-15. 40 participants. Masterclass teacher Sergio Pallottelli. [email protected], www.zodiacfestival.com

InterHarmony International Music Festival, Rosenberg, offers the opportunity to spend up to six weeks in Europe to develop musical abilities, achieve artistic growth, and network with fellow musicians. Tuition w/housing $2950 double/triple, $3450 single. August 1-13. 20 participants. Masterclass teachers Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez, [email protected], www.srimf.com/germany/apply

MK 33, Georgsmarienhütte, offers flute masterclasses. Tuition professionals 350 Euros, students 295 Euros. Housing and board 315 Euros. March 13-18. 12 participants. Masterclass teacher Wally Hase. [email protected], www.forum-artium.de

3rd Summer Music Performance Program at Anatolia College, Thessaloniki, offers flute masterclasses and flute chamber ensemble plus an opera production. Tuition w/housing €1400. June 29-July 9. Limited number of participants. Master-class teachers Colleen Matheu Johnson, Nevart Veron-Galileas. [email protected], www.musicanatoliacollege.com

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 $2,000 (no food). June 25-July 8. Masterclass teacher Lisa Cella. [email protected], soundscapefestival.org

Easter Chamber Music Festival, Cervo, features chamber music, flute choir, masterclasses and daily private lessons. Tuition w/housing $450. Tuition alone $250. April 12-17. 6 participants. Masterclass teacher Howard Cohen. [email protected]

Flauti al Castello, Anghiari, Tuscany, features masterclasses, concerts, and conversations. Tuition w/housing $1800, July 26-Aug. 5. 19 performers. Masterclass teachers Mark Sparks, Sergio Pallottelli. [email protected], www.sergiopallottelli.com

InterHarmony International Music Festival, Piedmont, offers the opportunity to spend up to six weeks in Europe to develop musical abilities, achieve artistic growth, and network with fellow musicians. Tuition w/housing $2950. July 5-17, July 18-30. 150 participants per sesson. Masterclass teachers: See website for specific session. [email protected], www.interharmony.com/

Luba Benediktovitch Masterclass, Liguria, is for all performance levels. Tuition w/housing €320, Tuition alone €120. Scholarships available. July 25-Aug 1, Aug 1-7. 5 participants. Masterclass teacher Luba Benediktovitch. [email protected], www.lubabenediktovitch.de

Robert Aitken in Italy 2017, Uderzo, features work on studies and solos. Tuition w/housing €900-970. July 23-30. 15 participants. Teacher Robert Aitken, Jan Junker. [email protected], www.bobaitken.ca

Soundscape Composition and Performance Exchange, Maccagno, is a contemporary music chamber festival focusing on concerts, lectures, masterclasses, and workshops. Flutists participate in an intense solo repertoire institute in addition to the chamber music experience. Tuition w/housing $2000. June 25-July 8. 3-5 participants. Masterclass teacher Lisa Cella. [email protected], soundscapefestival.org

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29th Forum International for Flute and Piano, Diekirch, will feature private flute lesson, chamber music, technical group lessons, orchestral excerpts and concerts. Tuition w/housing €675, Tuition alone €450. July 21-July 30. 50 students. Masterclass teachers Carlo Jans, Tilmann Dehnhard, Christina Fassbender, Olga Ivusheikova, Kersten McCall, Ewa Rzetecka, Ieva Dzerve, Kinga Firlej-Kubica. [email protected], www.forumflutepiano.com
Netherlands Flute Academy, De Steeg, 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 €750, August 6-13. 12 young professional and 15 for young players. Masterclass teacher Emily Beynon, Jeroen Bron, Wieke Karsten. [email protected], www.neflac.nl/EN/home.html

Summer Music Academy Sinaia 2017, Sinaia, is an intensive flute course with the added attraction of playing chamber music with violin, viola, cello and piano. Tuition w/housing 970 Euros. July 13-25. 50 performers. Masterclass teacher Mario Caroli. [email protected], www.jmevents.ro

South Korea
Flute! In Seoul, Seoul, is a class focused on repertoire, performance, musical artistry, and audition skills. Tuition TBA. July 16-20. 15 participants. Masterclass teachers Mary Karen Clardy, Kristyn Son. [email protected], www.mkclardy.com

Camino Flute, Palencia, features classes on technique, style, and musicianship skills through the participation in masterclasses, ensemble playing, and concerts. Tuition alone $500. July 24-29. 20 participants. Masterclass teacher Nora Lee Garcia-Velázquez. [email protected], noraleegarcia.com/summer-classes/summer-class/

For the Contemporary Flutist, Sayalonga, Malaga, will focus on the etude book For the Contemporary Flutist by Wil Offermans. Tuition w/housing €575. July 22-29. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Wil Offermans. www.flutesummercourse.com/en/index.html

Galway 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 alone CHF 650-1100. Housing in addition CHF 815-1120. July 21-30. 100 participants. Masterclass teachers Sir James Galway, Lady Jeanne Galway, [email protected], www.galwayfluteacademy.com

Gumusluk Festival Academy, Gumusluk, Bodrum, is an intensive 8-day masterclass program. Students work daily on technique in groups, privately with professors, and the opportunity to work with pianist Philip Moll on concert repertoire. Tuition w/housing 325 Euros, Tuition alone 225 Euros. August 4-11. 30 performers. Teachers Bulent Evcil, Raffele Trevisani, Philip Moll. [email protected], www.gumuslukfestival.org (2016 info.)

United Kingdom
British Isles Music Festival, Godalming, Surrey, is an international masterclass and chamber music course for gifted young musicians. There will be classes, chamber music and daily concerts. Tuition alone £700. Housing and additional £355. July 29-Aug. 7. 10 flutists. Masterclass teacher Susan Milan. [email protected] [email protected]

Llangenny Flute Summer School, Llangenny, Wales, is for flutists 16 years and older who wish to develop their playing in a supportive and fun atmosphere. Tuition w/housing GBP £450. Tuition alone GBP £350. July 17-22. 15 participants. Masterclass Teacher Sarah Newbold. [email protected], llangennyflutes.com

Oxford Flute Summer School, Abingdon, Oxford, is an international course for flutists featuring private lessons, audition class, excerpts class, piccolo classes plus ensembles and flute choir. Tuition w/housing £825, Tuition alone £650. Aug 13-18. 15 performers, 45 auditors. Teachers Robert Winn, Kate Hill, Robert Manasse, Juliette Bausor. [email protected], www.oxfordflutes.co.uk

Philippa Davies’s Flute Summer School, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, is focuses on tone, articulation, breathing and body movement in masterclasses. There will be work on improvisation skills to improve creativity, freedom of expression and increase general harmonic awareness. Tuition w/housing 490 Euros, Tuition alone 385 Euros. Aug. 7-11. 15 participants. Masterclass teacher Philippa Davies. [email protected],

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 £575. Tuition alone £375. July 31-August 5. 8-10 participants. Masterclass teachers Carla Rees, [email protected], rarescale.org.uk/section641382.html

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