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Killington Music Festival Summer Residency

Mendon, Vermont
Mendon Mountainview Lodge


Study flute and chamber music in the beautiful mountains of Vermont this summer, with Francesca Arnone and other faculty from around the globe. Open to advanced high school, college, and young professional flutists, Killington brings together young musicians and a world renowned faculty in a residency program of chamber music study, masterclasses and frequent performances. With the beauty of the Green Mountains as a backdrop, the limited enrollment, personal attention and collegial atmosphere, KMF 2023 could be the musical experience of your lifetime. Activities for Flutists: *Mixed chamber collaborations, coached by faculty *Formal and outreach performances *Weekly private lessons *Group Tone and Technique classes (5/week) *A curriculum of 3 Group Classes per week, including core fundamentals, practicing strategies, listening 101, orchestral excerpts, exploring diverse repertoire, arranging and composing, piccolo In addition to the practice and study schedule, the Festival staff organizes a wide variety of recreational activities, including hikes, visiting beautiful Vermont scenic attractions, informal teams sports and movie outings. KMF 2023 marks 41 years of inspired chamber music performances in the heart of Vermont’s gorgeous Green Mountains. Considered the essence of collaborative musical partnership, chamber music develops crucial skills required of every well-rounded musician. It is KMF’s belief that cultivating these skills in various forms maximizes the musician’s overall music-making experience. The festival offers a curriculum that unites the different facets of chamber music. Resident Artists will work with KMF’s guest artists and esteemed faculty, hailing from many of the country’s most prestigious universities and conservatories, through private lessons, small ensemble coaching, studio classes, masterclasses, sectionals and score reading sessions, in addition to having performance opportunities. The supportive environment at KMF encourages active cooperation and the open exchange of musical ideas. KMF welcomes applicants who seek to become more complete musicians by developing their chamber music skills through participation in ensembles of all sizes.


$4950 (includes all tuition, room and board)