See also: UCF Flute Boot Camp

Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

High School & Middle School Summer Flute Camps One-week intensive flute performance program

June 23-27, 2014

Campus Location: Rehearsal Hall and PAC 120M

The University of Central Florida Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute is a one-week intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists (middle school or high school) through an interesting and cultivating curriculum that examines many aspects of flute performance.

Areas of Concentration:

  • All-State preparation
  • Solo Emsemble Preparation
  • State and National Competition Prep
  • Daily Flute Master Classes
  • Theory
  • Flute Orchestra (including alto flute, bass flute, contrabass flute, double contrabass flute)
  • Audition Skills
  • Alexander Technique
  • Chamber Music
  • Daily Warm-Up
All-State Preparation

High School Section

Auditions for Flute Orchestra Seating


2014-15 All-State Audition Requirements

Flute lyrical, technical and allscales.

If you want to play piccolo, you can add the All-State piccolo requirement in your audition.

Audition (high school only) will take place 1-3pm on the first day of camp, June 23, in the Performance Arts Center, room M120.

Middle School Section

2015 All-State Middle School Audition Requirements


Warm-Up with Dr. García

Each day begins with a warm-up with Dr. Nora Lee García.

Middle school warm-up exercises will be provided during camp.

High school students can preview the advanced warm-up music.

Reminders

Please have your child bring:
  • Flute and piccolo (UCF will provide piccolos if you don't have one)
  • Reusable water bottle and 5x7 notebook.
  • Meals are not provided but the students will be taken to the Student Union for lunch each day.

Open House

Sunday, June 22, 3-4pm
Performing Arts Center M150
Parents and students will have an opportunity to ask questions and meet the staff. All County Music will display Flutes, piccolos and more.

Registration

TWO Sessions:
  • June 15-19, 2015
  • June 22-26, 2015

  • Early Registration Tuition: $325 postmarked by December 31, 2014

    Regular Tuition: $375
    Tuition Deadline: June 1, 2015

    15% discount for second child.

    Housing

    On-campus housing is available for an additional $200 with early registration ($220 after Dec. 31)

    Sponsors

    Powell Flutes Blocki Flute Method ChopSaver

    Staff

    Assistants

    • Rachel Madden, Junior Performance Major, UCF
    • Victoria Price, Provost Scholar and Sophomore Performance Major, UCF

    Parking

    Parking Garage I (next to PAC Music Building) for $5 per day, or metered parking behind the Music Building, in front of the Burnett Honors College and Rehearsal Hall. Printable UCF Campus Map.

    Housing

    Overnight campers will stay in UCF's Libra Community housing.

    Drop-off for housing will be inside the Performing Arts Center - Music Building at the Box Office. Check-in for housing is Sunday, June 22 at 3:00pm. Check-out is Friday, June 27 at 8:00am.

    Linens and towels are provided.

    Pick-up is after the final concert at the Rehearsal Hall at 2:00pm.

    Before/After Care

    For parents who are unable to accommodate the regularly scheduled drop-off and/or pick-up times, before and after care is available for participants 8:00 to 9:00am and 3:00pm to 6:30pm. The cost is an additional $100 for the duration of the camp. For participants in both the Flute Boot Camp and Flute & Piccolo Institute, the cost is $140.

    What to Bring

    • Flute and piccolo (If you don't have a piccolo, UCF will provide one)
    • Pencil
    • Small notebook 5x7 inches
    • Refillable plastic bottle
    • Headphones (1/8" stereo)

    More Information

    Institute Schedule Flute Orchestra Audition Requirements (High School only) Frequently Asked Questions Application Flyer Printable UCF Campus Map
    Institute Schedule

    Schedule

    June 22


    3:00-4:00pm - Flute Boot Camp showcase concert and Open House for the Flute & Piccolo Institute for parents and students (ask questions and meet the staff). All County Music will display Flutes, piccolos and more. Performing Arts Center M150

    June 23-26 (Day 1-4)

    8:45am - Middle school check-in INSIDE Performing Arts Center Music building reception area
    9:00-10:00am - Sound & Technique class — middle school (Dr. García and assistants)
    10:00-11:30am - Flute Orchestra rehearsal — middle school (Dr. García/Paige Dashner Long)
    11:30am - 12:30pm - Middle school lunch (at the Student Union)
    12:30pm - High school check-in INSIDE Performing Arts Center Music building reception area
    12:30-1:00pm - Middle school tutoring session with assistants
    1:00-2:00pm - Flute Orchestra rehearsal with middle and high school (Dr. García/Paige Dashner Long)
    2:00-3:00pm - Flute Orchestra rehearsal — high school only (Dashner Long)
    2:00-3:00pm - Work in ensemble pieces and All-State — middle school (Dr. García and assistants)
    3:00pm - Middle school checkout INSIDE Performing Arts Center Music building reception area
    3:00pm - High school late lunch (at the Student Union)
    4:00-5:00pm - Theory and Ear Training course (Ashley Mudge)
    5:00-6:00pm - Master Class, All-State and Technique class (Dr. García/Irene Pruzan)
    6:00 pm: High School checkout INSIDE Performing Arts Center Music building reception area

    June 27, FINAL DAY (Day 5) Please be dressed in concert black

    8:30-8:45am - Middle and high school check-in INSIDE Performing Arts Center Music building reception area
    9:00-11:00am - Flute Orchestra rehearsal in Rehearsal Hall (Dashner Long/Mudge/Melvin/Hill/Buonanni)
    11:00am - 12:00pm - Lunch (at the Student Union)
    12:00-12:45pm - Dress rehearsal in Rehearsal Hall (Dashner Long/Mudge/Melvin/Hill/Buonanni)
    1:00-2:00pm - Final concert Flute Orchestra (Concert Black, black long dress or Black Skirt or pants)
    2:00pm - All County Music Display with Fred Schiff

    All-State Preparation

    High School Section

    Auditions for Flute Orchestra Seating


    2014-15 All-State Audition Requirements

    Flute lyrical, technical and allscales.

    If you want to play piccolo, you can add the All-State piccolo requirement in your audition.

    Audition (high school only) will take place 1-3pm on the first day of camp, June 23, in the Performance Arts Center, room M120.

    Middle School Section

    2015 All-State Middle School Audition Requirements


    Frequently Asked Questions
    1. Where is the Rehearsal Hall?
      Click the following links for an interactive campus map or printable campus map
    2. What is a Flute Orchestra?
      A flute orchestra is a group of flute players that will be covering all voices like a regular orchestra. In this institute, we will have:
      • Concert Flute in C
      • Piccolo
      • Flute in Bb
      • Flute in Eb
      • Alto
      • Bass
      • Contra Bass (7 in the whole United States)
      • The DOUBLE CONTRA (The only one in the whole United States)
      • NEW Contra Bass in G
    3. Will there be a fee for the final Concert?
      No, the concert is FREE and please invite as many guests as you like. This is a very unique experience.
    4. May I stay in the camp with my son/daughter?
      You are welcome to come and watch our sections.
    5. If I stay, what I could do so I don't get bored?
      On campus is a lovely Barnes & Noble and Student Union. Also, we are very close to Waterford Lakes Mall.


    For more information, contact Nora Lee García-Velázquez at 407-823-3696 or ngarcia@mail.ucf.edu.

    Video

    Middle School Performance

    Photo gallery

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