2019 Montana Flute Festival Schedule
Friday, March 29
Festival Registration - Lobby
Doors Open for Guest Artist Recital
Guest Artist Recital
Dr. Tadeu Coelho, Professor of Flute, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Dr. Viriginia Broffitt-Keunzer, Association Professor of Flute, Auburn University
Susan Snyder, Collaborative Pianist, Interlochen Arts Academy
Montana State University - School of Music - Reynolds Recital Hall
Saturday, March 30
Festival Registration Open
8:30am – 9:00am
Morning Flute Warm-up Class with Sue Makeever.
Join MSU flute instructor, Sue Makeever, for a warm-up class to get the air flowing and sound going as start to our flute filled day!
9:00am – 10:30am
Combined flute choir reading and rehearsal with Dr. Jennifer Cooper.
All festival participants are encouraged to come and play no matter what their ability level is. This reading and rehearsal will culminate in a final performance at the festival participant concert later in the evening!
10:30am – 12:00pm
Masterclass and Clinic -"Finding resonance and speed through relaxation - let your sound soar and your fingers fly!" - with Dr. Virginia Broffitt-Keunzer.
This workshop will focus on how and where you are using your energy while you play, helping to identify where your energy could be redirected to play more efficiently. Bring your flutes!
12:00pm – 1:00pm
Flutistry Exhibit open to public
Annual MFA meeting
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Young Artist Competition
1:00pm – 2:00pm
"Etude of the Week - Live" with Flutistry's Katy Wherry
Etude of the Week is a group for flutists to share their interpretations of etudes and studies. Etude of the week LIVE gives EOTW members the chance to share their interpretations and suggestions with each other in a live setting. This group is open and friendly, it is meant to help flutists of all levels and ages to motivate and inspire each other to improve. Performers are encouraged to sign-up ahead of time and prepare to play any Boehm Caprice #1-13 for the class.
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Masterclass and Clinic -Introduction to Free Improvisation - with Dr. Tadeu Coelho
Dr. Tadeu's clinic will explore a fun and relaxed way to trigger your creativity through the practice of free improvisation. No experiece or flute are needed!
3:30pm – 4:30pm
Q & A with Dr. Tadeu Coelho and Dr. Virginia Broffitt-Keunzer
4:30pm – 5:30pm
Become A Practicing Expert: How To Reach Your Goals! with Emily Nazario
Looking to spice up your practice routine? Join 2018 MFA Young Artist Winner, Emily Nazario, in this interactive class to show flutists a fun, organized, and efficient approach to practicing that will inspire and motivate you to want to do your best!
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Flutistry Exhibit Open
5:30pm – 7:30pm
Festival Participants Concert with reception to follow