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Summer Flute & Piccolo Institute

Flute instruction
Summer Flute and Piccolo Institute

June 20–24, 2022

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.

Sponsor logos - Powell Flutes, Blocki Flute, and ChopSaver

Submit Application

Applications open March 4 and will close on June 1, 2022 or when camps reach capacity.

Contact

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

Registration Fees

A reservation fee of $50 is non-refundable and will be used towards the cost of tuition. Tuition does not include a $30 administrative fee to Acceptd.

Early Registration Tuition Deadline

$400 by May 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Late Registration Tuition Deadline

$475 by June 1, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

15% discount for second child

Housing

Early Registration Housing

$300 by May 1, 2022

Regular Housing

$350 by June 1, 2022

More Information

  • All-State prep
  • Solo-ensemble
  • Intonation
  • Rhythm
  • Sight-reading
  • Tone development
  • Audition skills
  • Working with accompiant
  • Zumba

Please make sure your child has access to

  • Flute and piccolo (the piccolo is not required if they do not have one)
  • Notebook and pencil for taking notes

Schedule TBA

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

    Professor of Music (Flute)
    Powell Flute Artist
    Director of Flute@UCF
    UCF Flute and Piccolo Institute
    UCF Flute Boot Camp
    UCF Flute Master Series
    NFA First Generation Scholarship Coordinator

    Nicholas Buonanni, Flute Instructor
  • Anielka Silva Berrios, Flute Instructor
  • Thom Lake, Zumba Instructor