Upcoming Middle Tennessee Flute Days

There are two excellent opportunities for growth, learning and fun for Middle Tennessee Flutists coming up VERY soon!

January 26, 2013

Middle Tennessee State University Flute Festival

Website: http://mtsuflute.weebly.com/2013-mtsu-flute-festival2.html

Guest Artist: Kate Lukas

Guest Artist Biography:
KateLukas is Professor of Flute at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. She is a former faculty member of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (awarded the distinction of a Fellow of the GSM&D) in London and of the Royal Academy of London. She is the former principal flute of the Santa Fe Opera Company and has served as guest principal flute with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. As a proponent of new music, she has worked with Berio, Xenakis, Elvis Costello, Thomas Ades, Birtwistle, Maxwell Davies and many other prominent composers while a member of the Composers Ensemble and Music Theatre Wales. Lukas has performed numerous broadcasts of solo and chamber music repertoire for the BBC, Radio France, and regional German radio stations. She has commissioned works through the Arts Council of Great Britain and recorded for Nimbus and Wergo. She received a Fulbright Fellowship in 1968 to study in England.

8:00 a.m РRegistration  (Wright Music Lobby)
8:30 a.m – High School and Junior Solo Competition warm-up and rehearsals begin
9:00 a.m – Opening Session: (Hinton Hall)
9:30 a.m- Exhibits Open
10:30 a.m – Morning Session with Guest Flutist, Kathryn Lukas
(Hinton Hall)
11:00 a.m – High School Solo Competition (SFA 117)
Junior Solo Competition (SFA 101)
Orchestral Excerpts Competition (SFA 208)
Festival Flute Choir – All ages welcome!
(Hinton Hall)
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m – Lunch Break
1:00 p.m – Visit the exhibits!
Guest Artist Recital
Kathryn Lukas, flute; Lillian Pearson, piano
(Hinton Hall)
2:15 p.m – Masterclass with Kathryn Lukas
Competition Winners will be announced
(Hinton Hall)
4:30 p.m – Final ConcertFeaturing High School and Junior Competition Winners, Festival Flute Choir, and more!
(Hinton Hall)

Other Information:

There are also Junior High and Senior High Solo Competitions with cash prizes to be won! See the website for more details on this.

Tennessee Technological University Flute Day 2013

February 2, 2013

Guest Artist: Katherine Kemler
Guest Artist Bio:
KATHERINE KEMLER is the Charles and Mary Barre Professor of flute at Louisiana State University, flutist with the Timm Wind Quintet and a regular visiting teacher at the Oxford Flute Summer Schoolin England as well as at the Academie Musicale lnternationale de Colombes,near Paris. She has performed as a soloist in England, Poland, Italy, Slovenia, France, Switzerland, Canada, China, Puerto Rico, Australia, Ecuador and throughout the U.S., and made solo broadcasts on BBC Radio 3 and National Public Radio. She has performed at twelve National Flute Association Conventions. She studied with Robert Willoughby at Oberlin and Samuel Baron at SUNY, Stony Brook.

Schedule of Events:

8:30-9:30 Registration and Visit the Exhibits
9:30-10:00 Group Warm-Up Session (Everyone Plays!)
10:00-11:30 Master Class
11:30-1:00 Lunch and Visit the Exhibits
1:00-2:00 Guest Artist Recital – Katherine Kemler
2:00-3:00 Masterclass
3:15-4:00 Group Discussion
4:15 -5:00 Flute Choir Reading Session (Everyone Plays!)


J.L. Smith and Co, Carolyn Nussbaum Music and Pearl Flutes will exhibit a variety of step-up and professional flutes, head joints and piccolos for all to try.

More information about TTU Music Department can be found here: http://www.tntech.edu/music/home/

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