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The JMU Flute Club presents
JMU Flute Fling. Check back for 2020 event updates!


2018 Highlights:

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MARCO GRANADOS
international flute soloist and teacher
Granados Flute Institute
Haynes Artist

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ELENA ABEND, pianist
Piano faculty
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

The JMU Flute Club and the School of Music presented FLUTE FLING 2018! on Saturday, March 17, 2018. 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 MARCO GRANADOS, flute, in recital and masterclasses, joined by ELENA ABEND, piano. 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. Learn more about Marco Granados.

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.

EVENTS OF THE DAY INCLUDE:

  • In Recital: MARCO GRANADOS, flute, and ELENA ABEND, piano
  • Flute Choir Reading Sessions and Performance
  • Workshops and Presentations, including an interactive improv workshop with Marco Granados!
  • Masterclass with Marco Granados and selected JMU soloists
  • Advanced Masterclass with Dr. Beth Chandler and selected soloists
  • Beginner and Intermediate Open Masterclass with Lydia Carroll—bring something to play!
  • Performances by the JMU Flute Choir, Dr. Chandler, and student soloists
  • Visit our merchandise table, provided by Carolyn Nussbaum Music Co.! This is a great opportunity to shop for accessories and sheet music. Shop their website in advance to request specific items.   
  • Lunch will be provided.
  • *Please note: Events are subject to change.

MASTERCLASS GUIDELINES and INFORMATION:

Advanced Students (Grades 9 and up):

Dr. Chandler will be presenting a masterclass with selected high school performers. If you are interested in applying to perform in this class, please complete the pre-registration form, and email the unedited recording to jmuflutefling@gmail.com. There is a $10 application fee which can be included with your registration fee. An accompanist is encouraged for the recording, but not required. Please apply by Wednesday, February 28.

Beginner and Intermediate (Grades 8 and under):

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

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