June 26–30, 2023
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.
Applications open January 9 and will close on June 16, 2023 or when camps reach capacity.
Nora Lee García-Velázquez
See also Flute Boot Camp
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, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
Late Registration Tuition Deadline
$475 after May 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
$500 after June 1, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
Applications will close on June 16, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. or when camps reach capacity. A 15% discount is available for a second child.
Requests for refunds of camp tuition must be submitted no later than 11 business days prior to camp start date. No refunds will be considered within two weeks prior to the start of the camp session. Transaction fees paid to Accepted during registration are non-refundable, and a $50 processing fee is deducted from all refunds.
Early Registration Housing
$300 by May 1, 2023
$350 after May 1, 2023
$400 after June 1, 2023
June 16, 2023
Areas of Concentration
- All-State prep
- Tone development
- Audition skills
- Working with accompiant
What to Bring
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
Day 1 - UCF Music (PAC)
Day 2-4 - UCF Music (PAC)
Day 5 - UCF Rehearsal Hall
Overnight campers will stay in UCF's Lake Claire housing.
Drop-off for housing will be inside the Performing Arts Center - Music Building at the Box Office.
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
- Flute in Bb
- Flute in Eb
- 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 could I 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.
Nora Lee García, D.M.A., Camp Director and Flute Instructor
Professor of Music (Flute)
Powell Flute Artist
Director of Flute@UCF
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