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The JMU Flute Club and the School of Music present Flute Fling, typically held every two years on a Saturday in the spring. 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! 

Flute Fling features prominent flutists in recitals and masterclasses, joined by outstanding collaborative artists. Flute Fling also features a variety of workshops, a flute choir reading session and performance for all participants, masterclasses, and performances by JMU Flute Professor Dr. Beth Chandler Cahill, the JMU Flute Choir, and student soloists. 

All events are 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:


  • Recitals of prominent flutists
  • Flute Choir reading session and performance
  • Workshops and presentations, include interactive workshops!
  • Masterclasses with clinicians and selected JMU soloists
  • Advanced Masterclass with Dr. Beth Chandler Cahill and selected soloists (Grades 9 and up)
  • Beginner and intermediate open masterclass - bring something to play (Grades 8 and under)
  • Performances by the JMU Flute Choir, Dr. Cahill, and student soloists
  • Flutes and other merchandise provided by a flute speciality shop! This is a great opportunity to shop for accessories and sheet music
  • Lunch will be provided
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