Happy NFA #artistWednesday! It's finally time to announce our next guest artist. Today we are featuring internationally acclaimed flutist, Shigenori Kudo. It is with great pleasure that we announce that Mr. Kudo will be playing Francois Devienne's Flute Concerto No. 7 at the Saturday Gala Concerto Concert, as well as teaching the winners of the NFA Masterclass Performers Competition!! Shigenori Kudo currently resides in France and teaches at l´Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris. Read more about his career. Learn more about the Masterclass Performers Competition
NFA #ArtistWednesday is back, and today the spotlight is on Emily Beynon, principal flute of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam. We are thrilled to announce that Ms. Beynon will be performing Carl Vine's Pipe Dreams on Gala Concerto Concert, on August 8, 2020. She will also teach a Masterclass on Orchestral Excerpts. You may enter the Orchestral Audition and Masterclass Competition starting on December 1.
NFA #ArtistWednesday is here! Today we are happy to introduce to you three of our masterclass artists:
Alberto Almarza - Associate Professor of Flute and Head of the Flute Department, Carnegie Mellon University — Masterclass Performers Competition
Sandra Miller - Faculty on Juilliard's Historical Performance program — Baroque Flute Masterclass Competition
Helen Blackburn - Artist Teacher of Flute at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, TX and principal flutist with the Dallas Opera Orchestra — NFA High School Masterclass (for participants in the High School Soloist Competition)
For more information on NFA competitions, click here.
We have exciting news to share. Today we begin by presenting you the amazing Flute Choir Conductors who will work with the winners of our Flute Choir Competitions!
Melissa Colgin Abeln - High School Flute Choir
Lisa Garner Santa - Collegiate Flute Choir
Jack Delaney - Professional Flute Choir
Get your materials ready, as the Flute Choir Competition entries will be accepted beginning December 1st!
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