Summer Flute Blast!
This day-long event will consist of a warm up session with Angela Collier Reynolds and Lisa Wolynec, masterclasses with world famous British flutist, William Bennett, flute choir with Angela Reynolds, Lisa Wolynec and Phyllis Louke and exhibitors who will have flutes, music and accessories (Altus Flutes, Pearl Flutes, Flute World, Jonathan Landell, etc.) The day will conclude with the students performing for friends, parents, directors and attendees of the William Bennett Sumer Flute Academy.
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By June 15, register and pay the non-refundable $25 registration fee. The registration fee is used to cover the cost of lunch, dinner, supplies, and music for the day.
- 9:00-9:30 Check in (APSU Department of Music lobby)
- 9:30 -11:00 Warm up and Masterclass
- 11:00-12:15 Masterclass with William Bennett
- 12:30-1:30 Lunch (provided)
- 1:30-3:30 Flute Choir
- 3:30-4:30 Visit the Exhibits
- 4:30-5:30 Flute Choir
- 5:30-6:30 Dinner (provided)
- 7:00-8:00 Flute Choir Concert
One of the foremost musical artists of today, William Bennett teaches classes the world over. He studied with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Marcel Moyse and has been principal flute of the London Symphony, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, and the English Chamber Orchestra. In addition, he has made over 100 CD’s as a soloists including standard flute repertoire of Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Mozart, neglected 19th century works, new works written specially for him.
He has been Professor of Flute in the Freiburg Hochschule of Music in Germany, and he teaches at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He has improved the tuning of the flute, and several makers in the world now make flute on the "William Bennett Scale".
His many awards include the National Flute Association's "Lifetime Achievement Award", the British Flute Society's "Flautist Laureate and the "Flute of Gold" from the Italian Flute Society. In January 1995 H.M. The Queen presented William Bennett with the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (O.B.E) for his distinguished Services to Music. www.williambennettflute.com
Phyllis Avidan Louke, has been arranging and composing for the flute since 1990. Her arrangements and compositions have been winners and finalists in the annual National Flute Association Newly Published Music Competition. Her music is published by ALRY Publications, Theodore Presser Company, Falls House Press, Nourse Wind Publications, Fabulous Flute Music Company, and SMP Press. She has also co-written an award-winning series of pedagogical books that are published by Theodore Presser Company. She is Music Director of the Rose City Flute Choir, a member of Tilikum Chamber Orchestra and an Altus Flute Artist. www.phyllislouke.com
A native of Tennessee, Angela Collier-Reynolds attended Austin Peay State University, University of Northern Iowa, and West Virginia University. Currently, she is Adjunct Professor of Flute at Fairmont State University, Adjunct Lecturer of Music at West Virginia University, and also serves as adjunct faculty member, teaching web-based courses for Austin Peay State University. Additionally she is a flutist with the Gateway Chamber Orchestra. Prior to her time in West Virginia, Angela taught in Virginia Beach, Virginia where she maintained an active freelance schedule while also serving as principal substitute flutist for the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra (NC.) www.angelareynoldsflute.com
Lisa Read Wolynec is Professor of Flute at Austin Peay State University. She received the Bachelor of Music and the Master of Music degrees in Flute Performance from the University of Illinois and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Flute Performance from Louisiana State University. She has had additional flute study in Manchester, England at the Royal College of Music with Trevor Wye and in masterclasses with William Bennett. She performs with the Gateway Chamber Orchestra and is principal flute with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra. www.apsu.edu/music/facstaff/wolynecl.php
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This event is sponsored in part by CECA Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts