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Jeffrey KhanerFlutists 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.

Courses include:

  • warm-up class
  • breathing techniques
  • flute choir

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Those accepted as performers play at an advanced level. Performers will take part in four master classes with Jeffrey Khaner and should prepare at least one piece to play in that setting. They are encouraged to prepare a study and an orchestra excerpt for use in the open master class. 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 a limited number of performers to play in the master classes.
Any flutist may participate as an auditor. Auditors observe all master classes and take part in all courses. No audio submission necessary. There is no limit to the number of auditors.
Expense Resident performer Non-resident performer Resident auditor Non-resident auditor
Tuition $975 $975 $550 $550
Application fee $65 $65 Early: $65
Late: $125
Early: $65
Late: $125
Housing and Dining $570  $145 (optional meal plan) $570  $145 (optional meal plan)
Total $1,610 $1,185 $1,185 $760

*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
Thursday
Morning Free Time and Sound Check
Afternoon Workshop Recital
Evening Excursion
Residential Check-out (Saturday, June 28)
8-11 a.m. Check-out, Breakfast

Is an audition required?

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.

What is the difference between a student and an auditor?

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.

Is enrollment limited to a specific number of participants?

We will accept up to 20 students to play in the master classes. However, there is no limit to the number of auditors.

Are scholarships available?

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.

Are refunds available to those who must withdraw after registering for the workshop?

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.