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Flute Fair Workshops

Workshops will be held on Saturday, April 10th during the day. Save the date!

2021 Flute Fair Virtual Workshops

9:00 - Rise and Shine Warm Ups for Everyone!

Presented by Dr. Sydney Carlson, Professor at Portland State University

Bring your flute for a wonderful group warm-up with Sydney Carlson.

Flutist, Sydney Carlson has performed in Europe, China, Mexico, South America, and throughout the United States. Her students have gone on to careers in the United States, China, Europe, and South America. She is Associate Professor of Flute at Portland State University and a member of the Portland Opera Orchestra. You can her perform at with Museaux Trio and the IWO Flute Quartet at 

10:00 - Regenerating Your Low Flute Playing

Presented by Tessa Brinckman

Tessa Brinckman leads a fun workshop for low flutists (any level), exploring how extended techniques are both everyday warmups and beautiful textures in our repertoire. Flutists are welcome to ask questions and play anything they wish. Tessa is an interdisciplinary flutist/composer who collaborates with artists all over the world in co-creation, performance and recording.

11:00 - How We Maintain Your Flute

Presented by Canter Flute Repair (Darren Cook and Molly Duggan)
Canter Flute Repair is a dedicated flute repair shop in Beaverton, Oregon.  Come to our class and learn the repairmen’s perspective on your flute! We’ll be discussing adjustments, COAs, overhauls, pads, cleaning and care of your flute, and sharing some pictures and stories from our shop. Bring your repair questions!

12:00 - Valerie Coleman: The Story Behind the Music

This inspiring presentation will navigate the career and ascension of Valerie Coleman from the proud and loud streets of Louisville, Kentucky, to national and world acclaim in the arts as a flutist and composer.  This presentation will be followed by a brief Q&A.

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