EVENTS

We welcome and encourage all Arizona Flute Society members to participate in our many annual events!  Events include guest artist performances, educational masterclasses and camps, and flute choir performance opportunities. Please join us for these fantastic events!

Spring

FLUTE FESTIVAL

 
April 4, 2020
Phoenix College

The AFS Flute Festival is a fun performance opportunity for flutists of all ages and levels!

Flutists can perform for helpful comments and feedback in the Festival or compete to win 

prizes in the Competition. Competition divisions offer cash prizes totaling $800 and

scholarships to the AFS Summer Flute Camp! 

Be sure to stop by our festival booths from local organizations and vendors! Flutists can

try new flutes and browse music and accessories.

Alla Breve Too Flute Choir 

 

Spring 2020
AFS members of any age and level​

Do you love flute choir? Have you always wanted to try playing one of the low flutes? Alla Breve Too is for you!

 

This is one of our two pop-up flute choirs. Flutists who register for Alla Breve Too meet for a couple of rehearsals and a performance! Music is given ahead of time so flutists can practice, and our guest flute choir director helps guide and rehearse the group for a fun and exciting performance. Our guest director this year was the one and only Lee Chivers!

AFS members of any age are welcome to participate! Flutists may request which instrument they will play and which part they prefer.
 

Click the button below for more information on this year's Alla Breve!

Summer

FLUTE CAMP 2019

 
July 10-13, 2019
For flute players of all levels & ages

 

This year's camp took place on July 10-13 at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Paradise Valley. The summer camp provides flute players of all ages and levels with workshops to develop various skills.  Special guests who joined us for last summer's camp were Amy Likar and Jenna Daum!



Fall/Winter

AUTUMN AFFAIR  

November, Annual Fundraiser     

 

 

Our highly anticipated AUTUMN AFFAIR fundraiser will next be held in November 2019!  This fundraising event takes place at the beautiful Kerr Cultural Center in Scottsdale with our featured Guest Artist, SoSco Duo (Laura Strickland, flute and Alex Mack, guitar). Fundraiser ticket price includes a solo performance from renowned performers, delicious hors d'oeuvres and desserts, and a silent auction with a wide variety of exciting items and gift certificates.

 

The Autumn Affair is always lots of fun at the Kerr Cultural Center, please be sure join us again this fall!

Alla Breve Flute Choir

 
October 2019

This is our original Alla Breve! It's another great flute choir opportunity for AFS members!

 

This pop-up flute choir meets every Fall for a couple of rehearsals and a performance. Music is given ahead of time so flutists can practice, and our guest flute choir directors help guide and rehearse the group for a fun and exciting performance. Our guest director this year is Elizabeth Bayer!

AFS members of any age are welcome to participate! Flutists may request which instrument they will play and which part they prefer.
 

Be sure to stay tuned for information on the next Alla Breve in Fall 2019!

Regional Etude Masterclasses

 

January 2020

High school flutists from all over the valley polished their Regional Honor Band etudes at this year's Regional Etude Masterclasses! We feature an East Valley masterclass annually, and were excited to introduce a NEW masterclass location in the West Valley this year.

These educational clinics cover performance and practice techniques for the 3 Regional etudes, sightreading, scales, and also includes optional mock-auditions to help prepare young flutists for their audition!

Please join us next year in January 2020!