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Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Flute instruction
Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute

June 21-25, 2021
Virtual Only

UCF’s Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute is a one-week intensive program designed to educate and inspire young flutists through an interesting and cultivating curriculum that examines many aspects of flute performance.

Daily session: 1–6 p.m.

Sponsor logos - Powell Flutes, Blocki Flute, and ChopSaver

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Applications will close on June 1, 2020 or when camps reach capacity.

Registration Fees

A reservation fee of $50 is non-refundable and will be used towards the cost of tuition.

Early Registration Tuition Deadline

$325 by May 3, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Late Registration Tuition Deadline

$375 by June 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

15% discount for second child

Housing

Not applicable for 2021

Contact

Nora Lee García-Velázquez
NoraLeeGarcia@ucf.edu
See also Flute Boot Camp

More Information

Please make sure your child has access to

  • Flute and piccolo (the piccolo is not required if they do not have one)
  • A laptop/tablet with a built in or attachable camera
  • Zoom Application Downloaded to device
  • Headphones (can NOT be wireless & over the head works better with Zoom)
  • Attachable Microphone (not required but helps with sound quality)
  • Notebook and pencil for taking notes

JUNE 21, 2021 FIRST DAY
12:30pm-12:59pm Check in (Waiting room)
1:00pm -  1:50pm First Hour (Introduction, Basics etc.)
2:00pm -  3:00pm Second Hour Guest 1
3:10pm -   4:00pm Third Hour AllState or other activity
4:00pm -   5:00pm Fourth hour Guest 2
5:10pm -   6:00pm Fifth hour Scales, how to practice etc.
JUNE 22, 2021 SECOND DAY
12:40pm-12:59pm Check in (Waiting room)
1:00pm -  1:50pm First Hour (Basics, Sight Reading etc.)
2:00pm -  3:00pm Second Hour Guest 3
3:10pm -   4:00pm Third Hour AllState or other activity
4:00pm -   5:00pm Fourth hour Guest 4
5:10pm -   6:00pm Fifth hour Scales, how to practice, Help making recording
JUNE 23, 2021 THIRD DAY
12:40pm-12:59pm Check in (Waiting room)
1:00pm -  1:50pm First Hour (Basics, Vibrato, Games etc.)
2:00pm -  3:00pm Second Hour Guest 5
3:10pm -   4:00pm Third Hour AllState or other activity
4:00pm -   5:00pm Fourth hour Guest 6
5:10pm -   6:00pm Fifth hour Breathing, Help making recording, Lessons
JUNE 24, 2021 FOURTH DAY
12:40pm-12:59pm Check in (Waiting room)
1:00pm -  1:50pm First Hour (Basics, Vibrato, Games etc.)
2:00pm -  3:00pm Second Hour Guest 7
3:10pm -   4:00pm Third Hour AllState or other activity
4:00pm -   5:00pm Fourth hour Guest 6
5:10pm -   6:00pm Fifth hour Sectional, Breathing etc Lessons
JUNE 25, 2021 FIFTH DAY LAST DAY
12:40pm-12:59pm Check in (Waiting room)
1:00pm -  1:50pm First Hour (Get feedback, Basics etc)
2:00pm -  3:00pm Second Hour Guest 8
3:10pm -   4:00pm Third Hour AllState or other activity
4:00pm -   5:00pm Fourth hour Guest 9
5:10pm -   6:00pm Fifth hour Sectional, Social time, Final Project

The Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute will be completely virtual in 2021 and housing will not be available.

Overnight campers will stay in UCF's Libra Community housing.

Drop-off for housing will be inside the Performing Arts Center - Music Building at the Box Office. Check-in time for students that are in housing for the Institute will be 4pm on Sunday, June 9 for Section 1 and Sunday, June 23 for Section 2.

Linens and towels are provided.

Pick-up is after the final concert at the Rehearsal Hall at 2:00pm.

The Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute will be completely virtual in 2021 and some FAQ information may not be applicable to this year's programming.

  • Where is the Rehearsal Hall?
    View the building an the campus map website.
  • What is a Flute Orchestra?
    A flute orchestra is a group of flute players that will be covering all voices like a regular orchestra. In this institute, we will have:

    • Concert Flute in C
    • Piccolo
    • Flute in Bb
    • Flute in Eb
    • Alto
    • Bass
    • Contra Bass (7 in the whole United States)
    • The DOUBLE CONTRA (The only one in the whole United States)
    • NEW Contra Bass in G
  • Will there be a fee for the final Concert?
    No, the concert is FREE and please invite as many guests as you like. This is a very unique experience.
  • May I stay in the camp with my son/daughter?
    You are welcome to come and watch our sections.
  • If I stay, what I could do so I don't get bored?
    On campus is a lovely Barnes & Noble and Student Union. Also, we are very close to Waterford Lakes Mall.

Staff

  • Nora Lee García, D.M.A., Camp Director and Flute Instructor
  • Nicholas Buonanni, Flute Instructor
  • Benjamin Eubank, Flute Instructor

Assistants and Counselors

  • Isabel Aviles, Senior – Head Counselor and Contact