Patricia George "Flute Spa"
Patricia George's famous "Flute Spa" workshop is for flute students and teachers alike, and will cover a wide range of topics including: FUNdamentals, Phrasing Gestures, Getting the Ring and Building a Technique, The Art of PhraSING, The Art of PractiSING, and Setting a Routine.
8:00 doors open, coffee, registration, warm up
9:00-12:00 Flute Spa
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:00 Special Performance featuring the flutists from the Minnesota Orchestra
2:00-5:00 Flute Spa
Materials: Bring your flute, a music stand, and "The Flute Scale Book" by George & Louke (published by Presser). A limited number of books will be available for purchase on-site that day.
RSVP Online: This is a free event. Please register online today so that we can plan for books and lunches. Lunch (a variety of sandwiches) will be available for $5. You can prepay for your lunch online during the registration process.
Patricia George is the editor of Flute Talk magazine. She is flute professor at the Sewanee Summer Music Festival and the American Band College, has taught on the faculties of the Eastman School of Music Preparatory Department, Idaho State University (Faculty Achievement Award 1995) and Brigham Young University-Idaho. She is Editor of Flute Talk Magazine and writes the monthly column “The Teacher’s Studio.” Ms. George is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music with the B.M. (with distinction), M.M. and Performer’s Certificate in Flute. She is co-author of Flute 101: Mastering the Basics, Flute 102: Mastering the Basics, Flute 102: Solo Repertoire, Flute 103: Mastering the Basics, and The Flute Scale Book, all published by Theodore Presser Company.
George travels throughout the US and Europe teaching her Famous Flute Spa masterclass. She has presented more than 300 Flute Spas for conservatories, colleges, universities, and flute clubs. She has been Secretary of the National Flute Association’s Board of Directors and is a member of the Advisory Board. She is married to American composer Thom Ritter George and mother of three musical children.