Upcoming events

    • Friday, November 03, 2017
    • 6:30 PM
    • Italian Village, 71 W Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603
    • 17
    Register

    Begin the 2017 Chicago Flute Festival with the Awards Banquet in honor of Patricia George and Lillian Burkart on Friday, at Chicago’s famed Italian Village. Cash bar starts at 6:30 followed by dinner at 7:30. Reserve your $74 per person ticket by October 30. (Wine is included with dinner.) 

    How to register for multiple events and pay one time:

    1. For each transaction except the final one, click the Invoice me button rather than the Pay online button. 
    2. For the final transaction, click the Pay online button and all the transactions will be combined into a single payment.

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 9:30 AM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Chicago Temple, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
    Register

    We invite you to join us at this year's Chicago Flute Club Festival celebrating "The Versatile Flutist," featuring a variety of musical traditions with concerts for flute & organ, jazz flute, and more!  

    Don't forget to also reserve your spot for the FLUTE FESTIVAL AWARDS BANQUET Friday night, November 3rd, at Italian Village.   (See below for information on how to register for multiple events and pay one time.)

    Master Artists & Teachers

    Leela Breithaupt and Jory Vinikour: Baroque Duo
    Contact Leela Breithaupt at 
    leela.breithaupt@gmail.com if you wish to schedule a private lesson regarding historically informed performance on the modern or Baroque flute.
    Jonathan Keeble: Masterclass for Solo Flute Repertoire
    Thomas Robertello: Masterclass for Orchestral and Opera Repertoire
    Ali Ryerson: Basics of Jazz and
    Improvisation
    Contact Ali Ryerson at alialto@aol.com if you wish to schedule a private lesson regarding jazz and improvisation.
    Mary Stolper: Colleagues, Competition, and Cooperation
    Shanna Gutierrez: Piccolo and Organ
    Cate Hummel: Flute and Organ
    Sally Daley: Flute and Organ
    Patricia George: Flute Reading Session
    University Flute Ensembles
    Ali Ryerson and Friends: Jazz Concert
    Robertello and Keeble: Joint Concert

    Peck International Flute Competition Finals, Guest Flute Choirs, and Exhibits with:

    The Abell Flute Co.
    Altus Flutes
    Anderson Musical Instrument Insurance Solutions, LLC
    Burkart Flutes and Piccolos
    Flute Specialists
    Flute World
    Flutistry Boston
    Gemeinhardt Musical Instruments, LLC
    Eugene S. Gordon Woodwinds
    Wm. S. Haynes Company
    J.L. Smith & Co.
    Keefe Piccolo Co.
    Levit Flute Company
    Muramatsu America
    Verne Q. Powell Flutes
    Straubinger Flutes

    Register online, or DOWNLOAD THIS FORM to complete registration through the mail.

    How to register for multiple events and pay one time:

    1. For each transaction except the final one, click the Invoice me button rather than the Pay online button. 
    2. For the final transaction, click the Pay online button and all the transactions will be combined into a single payment.
    NOTE: Membership Registration & Festival Registration must be paid for separately. This is because membership is required for Festival Registration.

    Exhibitors:

    All exhibit tables for the 2017 Chicago Flute Club Festival are now SOLD OUT.  If you are interested in program book advertising and sponsorship, please contact Teresa Muir at flutepro@comcast.net.

     

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Chicago Temple
    Registration is closed

    APPLY TO PERFORM!  Considering the vast experience Mr. Robertello has had with numerous orchestras and conductors, this masterclass will give you important issues to emphasize when practicing opera and orchestral excerpts or preparing for an audition.  Apply today to perform on this Flute Festival masterclass today!

    Masterclass participation is open to any CFC member who has not performed in a CFC masterclass in the previous membership year (September 2016 through August 2017).

    Fill out an online application or DOWNLOAD THIS APPLICATION to submit via mail (postmark/application deadline October 16th).

    REECORDING GUIDELINES:

    a. Please submit a recording of two contrasting pieces of your choice on an unedited CD, 15 minutes maximum. Please list the repertoire performed.
    b. To maintain anonymity, please do not speak on the recording or list any identifying information on the case or recording itself.
    c. Repertoire with accompaniment may be recorded with or without accompaniment. However, if selected, the performer must supply an accompanist for the masterclass.
    d. The decision of the judges is final. Recordings become the property of the Chicago Flute Club.

    Submit recordings to

    Julie Marcotte
    CFC Masterclass Chair
    704 S. Washington St.
    Hinsdale, IL 60521

    Any questions may be directed to Julie Marcotte at masterclass@chicagofluteclub.org.

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
    • Chicago Temple
    Registration is closed

    APPLY TO PERFORM on a Flute Festival masterclass with a master teacher known for his lyrical phrases, artistic interpretation, and wonderful way he can inspire others to make beautiful music.

    Masterclass participation is open to any CFC member who has not performed in a CFC masterclass in the previous membership year (September 2016 through August 2017).

    Fill out an online application or DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION to submit via mail (postmark/application deadline October 16th).

    RECORDING GUIDELINES:

    a. Please submit a recording of two contrasting pieces of your choice on an unedited CD, 15 minutes maximum. Please list the repertoire performed.
    b. To maintain anonymity, please do not speak on the recording or list any identifying information on the case or recording itself.
    c. Repertoire with accompaniment may be recorded with or without accompaniment. However, if selected, the performer must supply an accompanist for the masterclass.
    d. The decision of the judges is final. Recordings become the property of the Chicago Flute Club.

    Submit recordings to

    Julie Marcotte
    CFC Masterclass Chair
    704 S. Washington St.
    Hinsdale, IL 60521

    Any questions may be directed to Julie Marcotte at masterclass@chicagofluteclub.org.

    • Saturday, November 04, 2017
    • 6:30 PM (CDT)
    • Chicago Temple, 77 West Washington Street, Chicago, IL 60602
    Register

    Featuring Thomas Robertello and Jonathan Keeble.

    (Included in festival registration.)



    • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Merit School of Music 38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607
    Register

    Mary Kay Fink joined The Cleveland Orchestra as piccoloist in 1990, and teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Music.  She will share a full piccolo recital and piccolo masterclass with our membership in Gottlieb Hall at Merit School of Music.  

    Attendance is free for all Chicago Flute Club members and their guest.


Past events

Sunday, October 08, 2017 John Thorne Recital & Masterclass

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