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Madison Flute Club Festival
Sat March 4 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
This year, an expanded variety of workshops and performances will be offered. Workshop topics will include circular breathing, articulation, and vibrato, in addition to sessions on maximizing practice time, musician’s health and interpreting musical pieces. Participants will also have the opportunity to experience an interactive session with low flutes including; alto flutes, bass flutes, and a contrabass flute.
Performances during the day will feature electroacoustic music, Telemann on historical flutes, lesser-known modern masters, Romanian composers, Latin music, Bach transcriptions, contemporary interpretation, and works for flute, clarinet, and voice. Student soloists and chamber ensembles from UW-Whitewater and UW-Madison will also present concerts.
For flutists shopping for an instrument, music or accessories, over a dozen companies and organizations from across the US will be on-site in the Festival’s exhibit hall. Technicians will be also available to evaluate instruments and conduct minor repairs.
Exhibitors include Altus Flutes, Atlantic Crossing Records, Brannen Brothers Flutemakers, Inc., Burkart Flutes & Piccolos, Di Zhao Flutes, Flute Center of New York, Flute Specialists, Flute World, Heid Music, The National Flute Association, Ward Brodt, White House of Music, and Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras.
Tickets are $20 to $35 for Festival participants. Tickets for on-flutist family members of participants (parents, siblings) are available for at a special rate of $5. Discounted registration is available through February 14. Registration information is available online at wisconsinflutefestival.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the Festival.
The evening concert beginning at 5 p.m. in Mills Hall, is free and open to the public.