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Gold Coast Flute Day
11th March 2018 @ 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
GOLD COAST FLUTE DAY!
This is a day to immerse yourself into all things flute, and suitable for all ages!
Blow Woodwind and Brass and Flutes & Flutists are proud to present the Gold Coast Flute Day! Vernon Hill and Virginia Taylor (Griffith University) are icons of Australian flute playing, respected by their peers and students alike!
Vernon and Virginia will be hosting various sessions including Ensemble playing, Masterclass and a Concert. Joining them will be flutemaker Andy Berrington and flute expert Mark Xiao.
There will also be a massive flute display from the sponsors Flutes & Flutists and BLOW Woodwind and Brass
Format of the Day
10:00 – 11:30am Flute Repair/maintenance Workshop
Learn how your flute is constructed and how to keep it in peak performing condition as well as some tips on repairs- Andy Berrington
11:45am – 12:45pm Ensemble Fun
Come and join the giant ensemble conducted by vernon and virginia. For fun only!
12:45pm – 1:45pm Lunch/opportunity to try instruments
1:45pm – 2:30pm Concert with Vernon, Virginia, Mark and accompanist
2:45pm – 3:15pm Discussion about flutes/technology
Mark Xiao will run through the latest developments and interesting products available in the flute world.
3:30pm – 5:00pm Masterclass/Workshop with Virginia and Vernon
This is open to 5 performing participants only (extra cost $30 – see separate registration). All are welcome to observe at no extra cost.
Performance registration is open to players of Grade 6 AMEB level and above.
Morning Tea and Afternoon Tea provided