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Flute Fest 2022

  • 04/02/2022
  • 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Plymouth Congregational Church
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  • *Volunteer for 90 minutes at Flute Fest for a reduced entry fee. Our volunteer coordinator will contact you to schedule a shift.

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2022

Online Registration is closed. Same-day onsite registration is available.

Plymouth Congregational Church 
1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Directions and Parking
*Parking is free in the Plymouth Church parking lot

Flute Fest 2022 Guest Artist The Fourth Wall: A Hybrid Arts Ensemble

UMFA is pleased to announce that The Fourth Wall Ensemble will be the featured guest artist for Flute Fest 2022. The Fourth Wall is a hybrid performing arts ensemble in which the musicians are also dancers. The ensemble is comprised of flutist Hilary Abigana, bass trombonist C. Neil Parsons, and percussionist Greg Jukes.

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We plan to live stream most Flute Fest sessions for those who are unable to attend in person. You will have the option to select remote participation when you register.

UMFA will continue to monitor the COVID situation and update masking and vaccination/testing policies as appropriate.

To view the current policies, visit the COVID-19 page 

View Program (PDF) 


8:00 AM | Registration Opens (Jones Commons)

9:00 AM–4:30 PM | Exhibits by Burkart, Flute Specialists, The Flute Gallery, Flute World, Groth Music, Levit Flute Co., and Flute Garage Sale* (Jones Commons)

9:00–9:50 AM | Flute Choir Reading Session with Donna Hryniewicki (Guild Hall)

9:00–9:50 AM | The flute and guitar music of Dr. José Manuel Lezcano with Ming-Hui Lin (Chapel)

10:00–10:50 AM | Songs from the land of Fire, Azerbaijani Flute Music with Jeiran Hasan and Ivan Konev (Guild Hall)

10:00–10:50 AM | Introduction to the Rudall Carte 1867 System with Tim Lane (Chapel)

10:30 AM–12:30 PM | Rising Stars Masterclass with Roma Duncan* (Fireside Room)

11:00 AM–12:30 PM | Lunch* (Jackman)

11:00–11:50 AM | Midwest Flutists Recital,“Music for Healing” with Greg Milliren, James Devoll, Ming-Hui Lin, Catherine Ramirez, and Sarah Weisbrod (Chapel)

12:00–12:20 PM | Flute Choir Showcase Recital featuring Hopewell Flute Choir (Chapel)

12:30–1:30 PM | Fruit Flies Like a Banana! Variety Show (Guild Hall)

1:35–1:50 PM | Laudie Porter Memorial Competition Finals* (Chapel)

2:00–3:00 PM | The Games: Interdisciplinary Activities for Inspired Performance with Hilary Abigana (Guild Hall)

2:00–3:00 PM | Tales of Laughing Fox with Michael Charette (Chapel)

3:10–4:40 PM | Masterclass with The Fourth Wall flutist Hilary Abigana (Guild Hall)

4:45–5:45 PM | Young Artist Winners Recital & Closing Ceremony (Guild Hall)

*these events are not included in the livestream.

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