High school competition - New!
One high school performer will be selected as a performer in our guest artist's masterclass. Submit a video of your playing any flute solo piece, 8 minutes or less. If scored with piano, the recording must be with piano. Deadline: January 10, 2020.
USF FLUTE DAY WITH GUEST ARTIST, GEORGE POPE!
March 2, 2019
~THANK YOU, EVERYONE, FOR A GREAT DAY!
All flutists are welcome to attend and participate! Bring your flute, a stand (with your name on it), a notebook to take notes, and a pencil.
If you play in a flute ensemble or choir and would like to nominate your group to play on the final concert, please contact me or indicate this on the registration form (below).
Attire: please dress comfortably for the day; we'll play the concert as we are!
All events take place in the USF School of Music
PARKING: we advise you to purchase a $5 parking pass at the parking kiosk (purple lot 3D on the map) for the day.
SCHEDULE for 2019 - we will announce the 2020 schedule soon:
Registration/check in 8:15-9AM - here’s your chance to get a name tag, more information on the USF Flute Studio events, warm up in a practice room on your own.
9:00-9:30 AM Welcome and warm up class with USF's Francesca Arnone - Barness Recital Hall
9:30-10 AM elective classes 1
- Tone Development with Extended Techniques, with Taylor Irelan Choir Hall Room 119
- The Legacy of Samuel Baron: Presenting Two Great Exercises, with Dr. Jane Hoffman Barness Recital Hall
10-10:30 AM Panel: Careers in Music - check out a few of the many options available to flutists and musicians today! With Colleen Blagov, Barbara Prescott,
Darbi Lamrani, Carmen Bannon, and Sarah Biser (and others!) Jazz Rehearsal Hall
10:30-11 AM elective classes 2
- Strategies for Sight-Reading & Performance Anxiety, with Kimberly Rini Jazz Rehearsal Hall
- Improve Your Sound and Intonation with LefreQue, with Taylor Irelan Choir Hall Room 119P
- Peace Out, Piccolo: How to Make Peace with this Wonderful Instrument, with Amanda Lyon Barness Recital Hall
11:00-11:30 AM Presenting area flutists, with Dr. Mandy Swaim, Colleen Blagov, Kimberly Rini, Taylor Irelan, Dr. Jane Hoffman, and Darbi Lamrani Barness Recital Hall
11:30-12 OGBG Flute Choir (One Great Big Giant Flute Choir - all present can play!) rehearsal: bring your flute of choice (piccolo, C flute, alto, bass!) and a stand to join playing in one great big giant flute choir!
Choir Hall Room 119
12:00-12:30 PM visit the exhibits! Or have your lunch/snack Room 208
12:30-1:30PM George Pope Guest Artist Flute Recital, Barness Recital Hall: presenting works by women composers! With Dr. Dana Milan, piano
1:45-3:15 PM Flute Masterclass with George Pope
3:15-3:30 PM Festive Flute Ensemble rehearsal - our chance to add the final touches to our piece Choir Hall Room 119
3:30-4:30 PM Final Concert in the Choir Hall Room 119: a potpourri event featuring area ensembles playing short selections, concluding with a performance by the OGBG (One Great Big Giant Flute Choir comprised of all flutists attending). Friends and family welcome to attend! Plus a drawing.
4:30 PM last chance to visit the exhibits! And goodbyes for now…
Let me know if you have questions!