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UIS Music Program invites high school, college and community flutists to take part in Flute Festival

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WHAT:
The University of Illinois Springfield Music Program invites high school, college and community flutists to take part in the UIS Flute Festival. The day will end with a free concert, which is open to the public.
 
WHEN:
Workshops start at 1 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020
 
WHERE:
Studio Theatre, located in the Public Affairs Center at UIS
 
DETAILS:
Four afternoon workshops focusing on warm-up techniques, reading sessions, trials, coaching and rehearsals will be held before the concert.
 
The concert will feature UIS Flute Festival participants, the University of Illinois Springfield Flute Choir and the Millikin University Flute Choir. UIS Adjunct Professor of Harp Julia Jamieson, UIS Flute Instructor Abigail Walsh and Millikin Flute Instructor Amanda Pond will also perform.
 
All festival participants will perform on a large flute ensemble piece with harp for the concert. Flutists are welcome to participate in some or all workshop events. Attendance is required at one Flute Choir Concert Rehearsal to perform in the evening concert.
 
RSVPs for the workshops are appreciated by Feb. 20, however walk-ins are welcome. Visit uis.edu/music and click on the link to RSVP.
 
For more information, contact Abigail Walsh, UIS applied music specialist, at 217-206-7549 or awals2@uis.edu.
 
 
Blake Wood
Assistant Director of Public Relations
Office of Campus Relations
University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 563
Springfield, IL 62703-5407
217-206-8404

 

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