Flute Intensive for High School Students

The Flute Intensive is your opportunity to spend a week of concentrated study with a distinguished faculty of performers and teachers. During your time here, you will participate in daily master classes, focusing on solo repertoire and orchestral excerpts.

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 19, 2021 to June 25, 2021
Tuition: $1,625
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12
Priority deadline: 
January 14, 2021

At the one-week Flute Intensive, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty as you develop your knowledge, skills, and artistry. The concenrated schedule of master classes, workshops, and ensemble playing will help prepare you for success in high school and beyond as you learn to make the most of your practice time alongside other motivated flutists. Students also attend faculty performances and are afforded ample individual practice time.

Master classes focus on solo repertoire, stage presence, ensemble work with piano, and technical growth.

Offerings include:

  • Workshops: Warm-up and practice techniques (tone, vibrato, intonation, articulation, breathing technique, finger technique)
  • Additional Workshops on: Preparing for college auditions, Managing performance anxiety, Improvisation
  • Stretching and Pilates for Flutists class
  • Master classes: one solo performance and observation of advanced flute intensive classes
  • Small flute ensemble rehearsals, coachings, and performance

 

Audition Requirements

Please submit video recordings featuring two contrasting works: one demonstrating lyricism and another demonstrating technique. Appropriate works include etudes, solo works, and movements from sonatas or concerti. No accompaniment necessary

Additional Opportunities

Faculty

Judith Mendenhall

Faculty, Interlochen Flute Institute

Flute and Chamber Music Faculty, Mannes College and Queens College; Principal Flute, American Ballet Theatre Orchestra

Nancy Stagnitta

Instructor of Flute, Interlochen Arts Academy; Faculty, Interlochen Flute Institute; Faculty, Adult Chamber Music Camp

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