Flutists are encouraged to enjoy a week of interactive courses and master classes with Yamaha Artists Jeffrey Khaner, principal flute of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and Mimi Stillman, founder of the Dolce Suono Ensemble. Limited number of students play several times during the week in master classes featuring individualized instruction from Jeffrey Khaner.
Register to participate as an auditor, taking part in all courses and attending master classes.
- warm-up class
- breathing techniques
- flute choir
|Expense||Resident performer||Non-resident performer||Resident auditor||Non-resident auditor|
|Application fee||$65||$65||Early: $65
|Housing and Dining||$570||$145 (optional meal plan)||$570||$145 (optional meal plan)|
*Registration fee: $65 (through February 28) $125 (March 1—April 1)
|Residential Check-in (Sunday, June 23)|
|3-6 p.m.||Check-in, Dinner|
|6:30-9:30 p.m.||Orientation (non-residents required to attend)|
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday|
|Morning||Master Class with Khaner|
|Afternoon||Master Class with Khaner|
|Evening||Classes with Mimi Stillman and Individual Practice|
|Morning||Free Time and Sound Check|
|Residential Check-out (Saturday, June 28)|
|8-11 a.m.||Check-out, Breakfast|
All applicants are required to submit a recorded sample of their playing, about 15 to 20 minutes in length, representing contrasting styles. We will select up to 20 students to play in the master classes. Additional flutists are welcome to participate in the program as auditors.
Those accepted as students play at an advanced level. Students will receive four master classes with Jeffrey Khaner and should prepare at least one piece to play in that setting. They are also encouraged to prepare a study and an orchestra excerpt for use in the open master class.Any flutist may participate as an auditor. Auditors observe all master classes and take part in all courses.
We will accept up to 20 students to play in the master classes. However, there is no limit to the number of auditors.
Curtis Summerfest does not offer scholarships . Students and parents are urged to seek financial assistance from local sources such as school music organizations; county, state, or national music education organizations; youth orchestras and bands; music clubs; service clubs (Rotary, Kiwanas, etc.); businesses; local churches; and foundations.
We offer no refunds of any kind, including for dismissal due to violation of rules or state, federal, or local laws. There are no refunds for early departure. Exceptions may be made only in the event of a documented medical emergency, in which case room and board may be refunded on a prorated basis only. No participant will be admitted until all fees are paid in full.