Flutopia Fest 2016!

Check-in will begin at 8:30a on Sunday, April 9, 2016 at Trinity Christian School in Fairfax, VA (just down the road from George Mason University!) and the same location as the Judith Lapple Summer Woodwind Camp!

Students will be given their printed schedules and folders to keep various handouts they will receive throughout the day.  Due to space constraints, parents will not be able to attend the workshops; however, at 1:15 parents are welcome to sit in on the open rehearsal and are of course encouraged to attend the final combined performance from 2:30-3:00. 

*Please note, parent supervisors will be present for ALL workshops, lunch period, master classes, ensemble rehearsal and final concert.  Students will be supervised at all times.  

Parents, friends, and family are invited to attend the combined Flutopia Fest 2016! participants and Flutopia Wind Ensemble Performance from 2:30-3:00. 

Registered participants in Flutopia Fest should bring their instruments, music stand, a notebook, and a pencil. Music and handouts will be provided throughout the day.  

Additionally, students should bring a snack for our break from 3:45-4:00.

Dress is casual.

8:30-9:00a - Registration in the Atrium (more information will be sent via e-mail closer to the day of the event); Students will be given schedules at check-in
9:00-10:00 Workshop 1 (three options)
10:00-11:00 Workshop 2 (three options) 
Master Class (Students will go to various locations for their instrument-specific Master Class with Guest Artist); Students may volunteer to perform an excerpt from a short solo piece (2-3 minutes) for the Master Class Artist.  All students will observe the Master Class and learn exercises for improvement on tone production, instrument maintenance, and technical facility. 
12:00-12:30 Break/Lunch
12:30-1:15 Workshop 3 (two options) 
1:15-2:15 Flutopia Fest Participants sit in on Flutopia Rehearsal and play alongside Flutopia members. 
2:15-2:30  Break/Announcements 
2:30-3:00 Final Combined Concert with Flutopia Fest Participants and Flutopia Wind Ensemble members.

Please complete the registration form.  You will be asked to choose a workshop from each time slot. Students will choose ONE workshop per time slot (for a total of three different workshops), in addition to their instrument-specific master class by a guest artist.  

To secure your spot, please complete the registration form.  An e-mail confirmation will be sent within 24 hours including information on where to send your non-refundable payment of $40.00. 

Registration deadline is Monday, April 4, 2016.


Flutopia Fest 2016!

lutopia Fest 2016!

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Trinity Christian School
11204 Braddock Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

An all-day event of music workshops by students in Flutopia!
Master classes will feature guest artists from renowned symphonies and universities! 

Workshops Topics Past/Present:

 ~ The Power of Music in Movies!
 ~ Jazz Essentials--Improvise your way to a new musician!
 ~ Scales 101--Master your scales with these fun exercises!
 ~ Composition Class--Get started writing your masterpiece!
 ~ Conversations in Music--Explore the art of chamber music!
 ~ The Art of Performing--What every musician needs to know on the art of performing!
~Drum Major Prep Course--Gain important insights into the skills and preparation needed for this position
 ~ District Band Audition Survival Guide-- Tips for improving scales and sight-reading at your next audition!
 ~ Sight-reading Tips to Build Your Confidence
 ~ Master Classes with Professional Musicians 
and more!  

Reading Session with and Final Concert with Flutopia Wind Ensemble performing works by Beethoven and Van der Roost!

Open to all students in grades 6 - 9.  All wind instruments welcome!

$40.00 for the day!
-Admittance to workshops
-Admittance to master class with guest artist
-Admittance to Flutopia Concert at Flutopia Fest!


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