This is a full day event open to flutists of all ages and levels! Come on out to show your community support in growing together through music and the flute! Plan to visit our sponsoring exhibitors, Burkart Flutes* and the Tampa Flute Studio! AND Beethoven and Company!
7:30 AM Registration and Check-in OPEN! If you didn't register in advance, no worries - please bring your flute and a lunch, or Venmo $5 for pizza to @Francesca-Arnone 8:00-8:15 AM Welcome and warm up class with Dr. Francesca Arnone Barness Recital Hall 8:15-9:00 AM
Count Me In! with Dr. Mandy Swaim Choral Rehearsal Hall 119
Five Fabulous Tone Findings with Francesca Arnone - Barness Recital Hall
Incorporating Piccolo into Your Daily Practicing Routine with Amanda Lyon Jazz Rehearsal Hall
9:10 - 9:55 AM
Taming the Upper Register with Deanna Kilbourne - Barness Recital Hall
Creating an Engaging Practice Routine: Efficient and Effective Practice with Christina Condon - Choral Rehearsal Hall Room 119
10:00 - 10:45A Day in the Life 2: Careers in Music - hear area flutists share their their journeys through music and the flute. Choral Rehearsal Hall, Room 119, with Sandra del Cid-Davies, Mandy Swaim, Christina Condon, Patti Preves, Kimberly Rini, and Taylor Irelan 11 AM - 12 PM Guest Artist, Mary Stolper: Practicing Strategies Class - Concert Hall Bring your flutes and your questions for this interactive class. Invited participants will play difficult passages they are just starting to learn in order to explore new ways of practicing Concert Hall 12:00-1:30 Lunch Available for purchase - please indicate your interest in purchasing something on the registration form. If you do not register in advance please bring your lunch. *12-close of the day: visit the exhibits! Try instruments from Burkart Flutes and The Tampa Flute Studio, and browse sheet music from Beethoven and Company! 12:15 PM Presenting Area Young Flutists - Barness Recital Hall Join us for a varied program of flute and piano works by some of the areas brightest flute stars 12:30-1:30 Pranayama: The Power of Breath - with Prema Bhat Choral Rehearsal Hall, Room 119 USF’s Prema Bhat teaches breathing techniques for centering, releasing stress, and playing and being our best 1:45-2:30 Guest Artist Recital: Mary Stolper, with Dana Milan, piano - Concert Hall Hear Mary play an exciting program on flute, piccolo, and alto flute
2:30-5:00 Mary Stolper Masterclass, with USF Flutists, plus winners of the High School Masterclass Competition - Concert Hall 5:15 OGBG Flute Choir Reading Session - everyone plays! - in the One Great Big Giant Flute Choir - Concert Hall 5:30 Playing Well with Others: Our Flute Community Showcase Concert - Concert Hall,featuring OGBG Flute Choir, Flutes 4, Florida Wind Band Flute Quartet, The Perfect Fourths Flute Quartet, St. Pete Community College Wind Symphony Flute Quintet, and the USF Flute Ensemble! Practical Info:
All flutists are welcome to attend and participate! Bring your flute, your flute ensemble music, and a way to take notes.
Attire: please dress comfortably for the day; we'll play the concert as we are!
Visit the exhibits 12 - close of the day! *Private trials of Burkart specialty flutes and piccolos available available from February 28th-March 6th through the Tampa Flute Studio