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The JMU Flute Club presents


JMU Flute Fling 2016

Saturday, March 19, 2016

featuring Guest Artists
Flute Professor,
University of California-Santa Barbara 

The JMU Flute Club and the School of Music present FLUTE FLING! 2016 on Saturday, March 19, 2016.  This event is a fun and informative day of flute activities presented and sponsored by the students of the JMU Flute Club and geared towards flutists of all ages, teachers, band directors, and flute aficionados!

This year’s FLUTE FLING! will feature JILL FELBER, flute, and ROBERT KOENIG, piano, in recital and masterclasses.  FLUTE FLING! will also feature a variety of workshops, a flute choir reading session and performance for all participants, masterclasses, and performances by JMU Flute Professor Beth Chandler, the JMU Flute Choir, and student soloists.  

All events will be held at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in the School of Music and the beautiful, state-of-the-art JMU Forbes Center for the Performing Arts (

For more information, please e-mail, or call Dr. Beth Chandler at (540) 568-6836.  


To pre-register, click here!




  • In Recital: Jill Felber, flute, and Robert Koenig, piano
  • Flute Choir Reading Sessions and Performance
  • Workshops and Presentations
  • Masterclass with Jill Felber and selected JMU soloists
  • Advanced Masterclass with Dr. Beth Chandler and selected soloists
  • Beginner and Intermediate Open Masterclass with Brianne Little — bring something to play!
  • Performances by the JMU Flute Choir, Dr. Chandler, and student soloists
  • Visit our exhibitor, FLUTE PRO SHOP!  This is a great opportunity to shop for a new flute, piccolo, headjoint, accessories, and sheet music.  Shop their website in advance,
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • And more!

*Please note: Events are subject to change.


Advanced Students (Grades 9 and up):

If you are interested in performing in our masterclass with Dr. Beth Chandler, please include a recording of the piece you wish to perform. Please email the unedited recording to, and mail the $10 fee with your application, sent by the postmark date. An accompanist is encouraged for the recording, but not required.

Beginner and Intermediate (Grades 8 and under):

An Open Masterclass will be offered by JMU doctoral student Brianne Little. No application is necessary. Please bring your flute and music—any individual or ensemble with a prepared piece is welcome to participate!

Private Mini-Lessons:

We are offering free individual private mini-lessons throughout the day. Each mini-lesson will be 20 minutes long and taught by a JMU flute major. If interested, please check “yes” on the registration form.


  • Pre-Registration forms must be postmarked by March 4, 2016.
  • Please mail all group pre-registrations in one envelope, or email as one scanned document.
  • Each flutist must submit an individual form.
  • The registration form may be photocopied or scanned.
  • Registration and check-in will be on Saturday, March 19th, 2016, beginning at 8:30 a.m, any time before 9:00 am. The day is full of workshops, masterclasses, exhibits, and recitals.

PLEASE CLICK HERE for registration form.

What to bring, etc.:

All flutists are encouraged to bring flutes and piccolos to participate in workshops, the open masterclass (for Grades 8 and under), and the flute choir reading sessions. Alto and bass flutes are especially welcome. Dress is casual and comfortable.




From the NORTH:

Take I-81 South to Exit 245, Port Republic Rd. At the top of the ramp, make a right at the light to head west on Port Republic Rd.

From the SOUTH:

Take I-81 North to Exit 245, Port Republic Rd. At the top of the ramp, make a left at the light to head west on Port Republic Rd.

Approaching campus on Port Republic Road:

  • Pass the main entrance to James Madison University on your right and continue over a small hill.
  • Turn right at the next light (S. Main St./Route 11 North). Continue on S. Main St. for approximately one-half mile.
  • Turn left at the next traffic light (Warsaw Ave.). If you reach Grace St. you have missed the turn.
  • Drive straight through the next stoplight and around the back of the Warsaw Ave. parking deck. Then, park on any floor.
  • Exit the parking deck towards the Forbes Center, and walk through the viaduct, crossing under Main St. Continue up the sidewalk and turn left to reach the Music Building, which is the first building on the left side of the Quad. Proceed through the front doors of the Music Building to join us!

For more information, please contact:

(540) 568-6836

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