Big, Fat Flute Shindig Information
WHAT’S HAPPENIN’ AT THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Action-packed days of flute activities for all ages and all levels of flutists and teachers.
WHEN IS THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
June 21-25, 2013
Registration & opening concert on the evening of Friday, June 21;
Final concert at 12:00 (noon) on Tuesday, June 25.
IF I COMMUTE, WHAT ARE THE HOURS OF THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Friday, June 21: You will need to arrive between 5:00-7:00pm
Saturday, Sunday, & Monday (June 22-24): 12:00-7:00 pm
Tuesday, June 25: arrive at 10:00am; FINAL CONCERT is at 12:00
WHERE IS THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
On the campus of West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) in Canyon, TX. We will be using the beautiful, state-of-the-art facilities at the School of Music.
WHAT IS THE COST OF THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Room & Board (optional): $115.00
(includes double occupancy dorm & breakfast Sat.-Tues; lunch Sat.-Mon.)
WHO CAN ATTEND THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
ALL ages and ALL levels of flutists: beginners through advanced college students and beyond.
ALL flute instructors and band directors (including non-flutist directors.)
WHAT WILL YOU EXPERIENCE AT THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Masterclasses, recitals, INTERACTIVE CLASSES on flute fundamentals (tone, vibrato, double tonguing, technique, etc.), rhythm, preparing for auditions, pedagogy, important repertoire from UIL list, advanced repertoire, orchestral excerpts, piccolo, technology, performance tips, basic flute repair, relaxation, nutrition, yoga, Q&A sessions, and MUCH MORE! (Is that even possible?!!!)
WILL PRIVATE LESSONS BE AVAILABLE AT THE SHINDIG?
Yes! $20/half-hour, $40/hour. Sign up and pay at registration on June 21.
WHO IS TEACHING AT THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
· Helen Blackburn, Artist Teacher of Flute @ WTA&MU, Principal Flute of Dallas Opera Orchestra
· Maria Harding, Principal Flute of Omaha, NE Symphony
· Ebonee Thomas, Principal Flute of Knoxville, TN Symphony
· Patti Mecklin, Private flute instructor in DFW metroplex
· Joanna Martin, Principal Flute of Abilene, TX Symphony, private flute instructor in Austin
· Amy Casper, 2nd Flute of Abilene, TX Sym. And Breckenridge, CO Music Festival, private flute instructor in Austin
· Kelli Bahner, Band Director, private flute instructor in DFW metroplex
· Inna Staneva, Private flute instructor in DFW metroplex
· Dr. Gary T. Garner, retired Director of Bands @ WTAMU
WHAT IF I NEED A RIDE TO AND FROM THE AIRPORT?
A WT shuttle is available for a nominal fee. Call Jordan Frazier @ (432) 230-4283 to arrange this.
WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Deadline for registration: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5
CONTACT INFO FOR THE FLUTE SHINDIG?
Jordan Frazier, assistant camp director