The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd International Flute Masterclass


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The Artistic Flutist: Bonita Boyd International Flute Masterclass
Application deadline: May 1, 2017!

July 31-August 4, 2017 / Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Rooms: Hatch Recital Hall, Howard Hanson Hall
Luke Fitzpatrick, director
Bonita Boyd, Eastman School of Music
Mindy Kaufman, Solo Piccolo and Flute, New York Philharmonic
Emily Skala, Principal Flute, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Anne Lindblom Harrow, Eastman School of Music
Luke Fitzpatrick, Principal Flute, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Des Moines Metro Opera, Sarasota Opera
Featured presenters:
Sue Callan Harris, PT, MS, CLT
Didrik Söderström, Storyteller and Creative Director, The Hnossa Project
Adam Workman, President and Founder, Flutistry

A five-day intensive study featuring daily flute master classes led by legendary Eastman pedagogue Bonita Boyd. Additional guest faculty will include Mindy Kaufman (Solo Piccolo and Flute, New York Philharmonic), Emily Skala (Principal Flute, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra), Luke Fitzpatrick (Principal Flute of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Sarasota Opera), and Anne Lindblom Harrow (Eastman School of Music). This unique and comprehensive curriculum features faculty and student recitals (each student will perform on one of two Participant Concerts at the end of the week), an orchestral mock audition conducted identically to a professional flute audition, and intensive study of orchestral excerpts and solo flute repertoire. Guest presenters will offer lectures on a variety of topics of interest to flutists today: Adam Workman, President and Founder of Flutistry, will speak on “Finding Your Voice” in the music profession; actor Didrik Söderström of The Hnossa Project will teach a class on “presence, vulnerability, and intention” for musicians, from an actor’s perspective; Sue Callan Harris, PT, MS, CLT will present a physical wellness seminar for flutists. The program also includes a group luncheon on a Sam Patch Erie Canal Cruise.

Welcome and introductions: Monday, July 31, at 9:00 a.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Faculty Concert: Monday, July 31 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall
Participant Concerts: Thursday, August 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Hatch Recital Hall; Friday, August 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Kilbourn Hall

Planning your arrival and departure:
First scheduled activity: Welcome and introductions, Monday, July 31, 9:00 a.m.
Last scheduled activity: Participant Concert, Friday, August 4, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Professional Development Hours: 30
Performers: $750 / noncredit     CRN 18525
Adult auditors: $225 / noncredit     CRN 18533
High school auditors: $110 / noncredit     CRN 18649 

“My son had a fabulous experience during his time at Eastman!!! He came home inspired, and with new thoughts about his flute playing and music.” – Parent of 2016 participant

Click HERE to apply