See also: UCF Flute Boot Camp

Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

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

Section1 - High School: June 10-14, 2019
Section2 - Middle School: June 24-28, 2019

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
  • Daily Warm-Up
  • 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
  • Zumba
All-State Preparation

High School Section

Auditions for Flute Orchestra Seating


2017-2018 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 2-4pm on the first day of camp, Section 1 June 13 and Section 2 June 20, in the Performance Arts Center, room M120.

Middle School Section

2018 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.
  • Bring an extra T-shirt or set of work out cloth for the Zumba class

Open House

Sunday, June 9, 3:00 pm

Rehearsal Hall


Parents and students will have an opportunity to ask questions and meet the staff. All County Music will display Flutes, piccolos and more.

Registration

Application opens January 1, 2019.

Reservation fee of $50 is non-refundable and will be used towards the cost of tuition.

Section 1: High School Session
June 10-14, 2019

Section 2: Middle School Session
June 24-28, 2019

One Session
Early Registration Tuition:
$325 by May 1
Late Registration Tuition:
$375 by June 1

Early Registration Housing:
$200 by May 1
Late Registration Housing:
$220 by June 1

15% discount for second child.

Applications close June 1, 2019 at 11:59pm or when camps reach capacity

Sponsors

Powell Flutes Blocki Flute Method ChopSaver

Staff

Assistants and Housing Chaperones

  • Isabel Aviles Sophomore, Provost Scholar
  • Alex Devadilla, Sophomore
  • Olivia Browdy, Sophomore, Provost Scholar
  • Mary Lynn Miklos, Freshman

Parking

Parking Garage I (next to PAC Music Building) for $5 per day, or metered parking in front of the Music Building, next to Parking Garage I in a “green” spot. Please note that the red or blue parking is for faculty and staff only and will result in a ticket, including 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 time for students that are in housing for the Institute will be 4pm on Sunday, June 9 for Section 1 and Sunday, June 23 for Section 2.

Linens and towels are provided.

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

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)
  • Extra shirt or workout clothes for the Zumba classes

More Information

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

Schedule

June 10

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

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 - DAY 1-2 Zumba Classes, Day 3-4 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

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
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


2017-2018 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 2-4pm on the first day of camp, Section 1 June 13 and Section 2 June 20, in the Performance Arts Center, room M120.

Middle School Section

2018 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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