Chicago Flute Club Forums 2021-2022
Materials prepared by Patricia George and shared for our Teacher's Exchange on March 6. She has generously allowed us to make these available to any one who visits our site. Of course, if you use them or share them, please be sure to give her proper credit:Register Here
Patricia George, Flute Spa teacher and Senior Contributing Editor for The Instrumentalist Magazine, is the co-author of the pedagogical series Flute 101: Mastering the Basics, Flute 101.5: Enrichment, Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, The Flute Scale Book, The Art of Chunking for Flute, The Art of Chunking for Clarinet, and The Flute Vibrato Book. She has performed and presented Flute Spa classes throughout the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Russia and has served as flute professor at the Eastman School of Music (Preparatory Department), Idaho State University (Faculty Achievement Award 1995), and Brigham Young University-Idaho. She was principal flutist of the Sun Valley Summer Symphony for 13 years, flute professor at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival for 19 years, and Editor of Flute Talk magazine for 10 years. George is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music (BM, MM, Performer’s Certificate in Flute) and recipient of the Chicago Flute Club Lifetime Achievement Award (2017). Her major teachers include Frances Blaisdell, Joseph Mariano, William Kincaid and Julius Baker. She is married to American composer Thom Ritter George and is the mother of three musical children.