Monday, June 21, 2010

Summer Flute Ensemble Initiative Recital Details for 6/24/2010

The Summer Flute Ensemble Initiative Flute Chamber Recital features works by J.S. Bach, Bizet, Beethoven, Haydn, Quantz, and Tcherepnin. Area high school flutists featured on this performance are Ann George, Jocelynn Hall, Sarah Hassall, Ana Ocanas and Eunice Shih.

All flutists in the recital hall are encouraged to join in on the final piece, an arrangement of Sheep May Safely Graze from J.S. Bach's Hunting Cantata, BWV 208. We'll run through the arrangement at 6:30PM in the Concordia Chapel. Please bring your flute and a stand if you'd like to join in on the final piece.

Date: Thursday - June 24, 2010
Time: 7:00 P.M.
Location: Concordia University Chapel - Bldg A
Cost: Free

Friday, June 18, 2010

Jennifer Reece, flute and Colette Valentine, piano Performance Details for 6/24/2010

Jennifer Reece and Colette Valentine will be performing the Schubert Variations, Ibert Piece, and the first movement of the Quantz Concerto in G Major.

Date: June 24, 2010
Time: Noon - 12:30PM
Location: Central Presbyterian Church
Cost: Free.
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A light lunch is available following the performance. Reservations are required.
Please e-mail reservations to with "Lunch" in the subject line, no later than Noon the Wednesday before the concert with your reservations. They ask for a donation of $5 for adults, and $3 for children 10 and under.

Parking, while sometimes a challenge in downtown Austin, is usually available 2 blocks east of the church on Trinity across from the Baptist Church at street meters. You may also park at the Perry Brooks Building garage (1/2 block south of CPC on Brazos on the west side of the street). Park on the 4th or 5th floor, then go through the door in the middle of the north wall, turn to your right, take the elevator down and you'll arrive near the church entrance. Be sure to bring your ticket in to be stamped, and it will only cost $3. (Another option is the State's garage at 12th & Trinity. It provides 2 hours of free covered parking.)

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Summer Flute Camps for Middle and High School Flutists in Austin, TX

Two upcoming flute camps in the Austin, TX area are currently accepting applications. Both represent wonderful opportunities for middle and high school students to experience new repertoire and perspectives on flute performance.

The Summer Flute Ensemble Initiative is taking place from June 14-24 at Concordia University and June 14-26 at Hope Chapel in Austin, TX. This camp includes a recital at the end of the session featuring middle and high school flutists performing flute chamber music. Activities include sight-reading sessions of U.I.L. flute ensemble music, technique master classes, ensemble rehearsals and coaching.
Flute Faculty: Dr. Ellen C. Johnson.
Registration is $90 and the due date has been extended to June 9.

Creative Flute Master Classes 2010 will take place in Austin, TX at Grisham Middle School from July 19-22 and 26-29. Middle School Classes focus on fundamentals, solo literature and flute choir. High School Classes focus on learning, understanding and performing the All State Flute Etudes.
Flute Faculty: Dr. Christina Guenther and Jennifer Keeney
Registration is $200 and the due date is June 15.