Tuesday, June 30, 2015

3D Printed Flutes Set to Revolutionise the Music Industry

The University of Wollongong is exploring the potential for 3D printing to change the music industry through the creation of custom-designed flutes that can play a variety of microtonal tunings unavailable on standard instruments. More information:


Margot Rydall - Flute Workshops in Toronto

Flute Workshops in Toronto for Fall/Winter 2016/16 (for adults)

The Moyse Legacy: Explore Moyse's philosophy of tone development and interpretation through his exercises, etudes, and melodies
Part 1: Oct 19 / Nov 23 7:00-9:30 pm (int / adv)
Part 2: Dates TBA

Toronto Flute Circle: This popular performance workshop is back! Solo and group participation; problem solving and discussions
6 Sessions: Sundays 1:00-4:00
Sept 27 / Oct 25 / Nov 29 (winter dates tba) (all levels)

Reawaken Your Flute! Haven't played in HOW MANY years? Rediscover the joy and ease of playing!
3 Sessions: Mondays 7:30-9:30 pm Sept 21 / Oct 26 / Nov 30

Flute Ensemble Reading: From Bach to "Birdflight", coached flute choir reading sessions, explore a wide range of styles and challenges
Mondays Nov 7 and Dec 7 7:00-9:30 pm (further dates tba) (int / adv)

Inquiries and registration contact Margot Rydall at duomusic@sympatico.ca / 416 463-1011

Friday, June 26, 2015

Robert Aitken Masterclass in Italy

Treviso, ITALY … July 29 – August 6

In the quaint and quiet town of Treviso, Italy, you’ll find a select group of flutists eager to excel in their craft … in a 9-day flute summer school.  Will you be one of them?

For more information, please visit http://www.robertaitkenflutist.com/Italy/

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Une Fête de Flûtes à la Cathédrale (June 15, 2015)

Flûtistes ! Venez jouer dans un grand chœur de flûtes – ouvert à tous les âges et tous les niveaux!
Flute players! Come and play in a grand flute choir – all abilities and ages are welcome!

Les flûtistes de Montréal invite you to join in a grand Flute Choir reading workshop and concert. Kelly Via (piccolo, Atlanta Ballet Orchestra) and Clyde Mitchell (Lions Gate Sinfonia, Vancouver, former member of Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal) will conduct the workshop on Monday, June 15 at L’Oasis Musicale in Montreal. You will have the opportunity to perform with Sarah Jackson (piccolo, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra).

Une Fête de Flûtes à la Cathédrale is open to every level of flutist and guests for a suggested donation of $10/person. Following a music reading workshop from 18h – 19h30, all flutists will perform in a short concert at 20h.

Teachers, please join in performing with your students . . . and students, please invite your friends!

To receive your music scores before June 15, please contact Judy. Do you own an alto or bass flute? Let Judy know!

June 13, 16h30 Flûtes en Vacances Concert AND June 15, 18h, Une Fête de Flûtes à la Cathédrale

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

10 Days until the Early Bird Registration Deadline!

Reminder that the early bird registration deadline for the 2015 Canadian Flute Convention is only 10 days away (April 30, 2015)! Register TODAY at http://canadaflute.com/2015register.html

Registrants save at least 25% by registering before April 30, 2015. See you in June!

Type **AdultStudent *
Early BirdRegularEarly BirdRegular
Full Convention (Thursday to Sunday, includes the Welcome Party!)$200$260$115$150
Non-Flutist Guest (must register with a full convention pass delegate)$60$80not available
Non-Flutist Children (under the age of 8)Free (badge required)
Thursday Single Day Pass (includes the Welcome Party!)$75$100$45$60
Friday OR Saturday OR Sunday Single Day Pass$125$160$70$90
Thursday Evening Ticket (7 PM onwards, includes the Welcome Party!)N/A$50N/A$25
Friday OR Saturday OR Sunday Evening Ticket (7 PM onwards)N/A$25N/A$15
Single Daytime Event Ticket (one event per ticket prior to 7 PM)N/A$20N/A$10
Exhibit Hall Single Day Pass (for use in the Flute Market only)N/A$25N/A$15
Lost Badge Replacement ***$25

Canadian Flute Convention 2015 Call for Volunteers

Call for volunteers! Be a part of the 2015 Canadian Flute Convention team!

Interested candidates should download the application at http://canadaflute.com/pdfs/2015%20Convention%20Volunteer%20Application%20Form_distributed.pdf and submit the completed form to michelle@canadaflute.com.

We look forward to having you join our team in June 2015!

For more information please contact Michelle at michelle@canadaflute.com

Canadian Flute Convention 2015 List of Artists

The list of artists for the 2015 Canadian Flute Convention has been released at http://canadaflute.com/pdfs/List%20of%20Artists.pdf! A detailed program of the festivities will be available early May. Remember to register before the early bird deadline, April 30, 2015! http://canadaflute.com/2015register.html

Watch out Toronto, here comes the flutes!