Feb. 7, 2024Print | PDF
Flute Boost! is a dynamic intensive for flute students age 12-20 who are looking to take their playing to the next level, in an energetic and supportive setting.
Young flutists experience an inspiring week of classes, recitals, and ensembles with outstanding faculty and special guest artists. This intensive is available to students entering grades 7-12 in the fall and incoming university freshmen.
Hosted by Dr. Laurel Swinden, Flute Boost! builds on each individual participants' previous musical experiences, and presents them with new challenges and goals.
We also welcome guest artist, Dr. Brielle Frost, Assistant Professor of Flute, Lamar University, Texas, USA
No audition required.
Students participate in daily classes including warmup and technique sessions, tone development, and chamber music.
We foster a collaborative learning environment, emphasizing solid fundamentals, musicianship, and creativity. Each student receives a private lesson, daily group instruction, and coaching in small chamber ensembles.
The week culminates with students performing in a final chamber music recital.
Daily activities include Group Warmups, chamber ensemble rehearsals, interctive daily flute topic classes, and individual practice time.
Students will also receive a lesson with the artist faculty and have the opportunity to work with collaborative pianist, Stephanie Mara.
Please check out WLU's housing options if needed.
Special tuition rates are available to citizens of Latin-American countries that take into account cost-of-living and income discrepancies. Please inquire with firstname.lastname@example.org.
A limited number of Merit-based scholarships and scholarships based on financial need, will be awarded in 2024. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition costs.
To be considered for a talent-based scholarship, students should email recordings of two contrasting works/etudes (min 3 minutes per selection) to: email@example.com by April 1, 2024.
To be considered for a need-based scholarship, students should
indicate yes to the question on the online registration,
email one letter of reference that speak to the student's intention to attend and financial need to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for need-based scholarship consideration is April 1, 2024.