Upcoming events

    • Sunday, February 18, 2018
    • 2:00 PM
    • Merit School of Music 38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

    Mary Kay Fink joined The Cleveland Orchestra as piccoloist in 1990, and teaches at the Cleveland Institute of Music.  She will share a full piccolo recital and piccolo masterclass with our membership in Gottlieb Hall at Merit School of Music.  

    Attendance is free for all Chicago Flute Club members and their guest.

    Apply online or download the application here to play for Ms. Fink in the masterclass! THE APPLICATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JANUARY 29th. Please do not miss the opportunity to play for a world-class piccoloist!

    Recording Guidelines:

    a. Please submit a recording of one solo piece and two orchestral excerpts for piccolo of your choice on an unedited CD, 15 minutes maximum. Please list the repertoire performed.
    b. To maintain anonymity, please do not speak on the recording or list any identifying information on the case or
    recording itself.
    c. Repertoire with accompaniment may be re
    corded with or without accompaniment. However, if selected, the performer must supply an accompanist for the masterclass.
    d. The decision of the judges is final. Recordings become the property of the Chicago Flute Club.

    Please send completed application to

    Dr. Cate Hummel
    77 Royal St. George Dr., Apt. 720
    IL 60563
    Phone: 630

    • Sunday, April 15, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Merit School of Music, 38 S. Peoria St., Chicago, IL 60607

    Altus Flutes artist, jazz flutist/composer, Sunnyside Records artist and 2014 Guggenheim Fellow, JAMIE BAUM has toured in over 28 countries and worked with artists as diverse as George Russell, Paul Motion, Tom Harrell and Randy Brecker to Dave Douglas, Anthony Braxton and Wadada Leo Smith. Her recent fifth CD as a leader, In This Life (Sunnyside), was featured by WBGO’s RADAR, NPR’s All Things Considered the NY Times and made several “Best of the year” lists. Having received several awards both as a flutist and composer, she’s been nominated by the Jazz Journalists Association for "Flutist of the Year" eight times and in DownBeat Critics Polls annually since 1998. Known for her award-winning Septet+ of fifteen years, Baum also leads Short Stories, co-leads Yard Byard: The Jaki Byard Project and The Jamie Baum-Richie Beirach Duo, and is involved in several other projects as a side-woman. A clinician for Altus Flutes, Ms. Baum is also on the faculty of the jazz department at Manhattan School of Music and on the adjunct roster at the New School University in NYC. Ms. Baum received her BM majoring in jazz flute and composition from the New England Conservatory of Music, and her MM majoring jazz composition from Manhattan School of Music.

    Bring your flutes!

    • Sunday, May 20, 2018
    • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • VanderCook College of Music, 3140 S. Federal St, Chicago, IL 60616

    It has become a tradition of the Chicago Flute Club to have a member showcase each year in which our members share their talent with our flute community. We welcome solos, flute and mixed ensembles, and presentations. Present us with your ideas! Email program@chicagofluteclub.org or fill out the online registration form for the opportunity to perform on one of our recitals!

Past events

Saturday, November 04, 2017 Flute Festival Gala Concert
Saturday, November 04, 2017 Jonathan Keeble Flute Repertoire Masterclass
Saturday, November 04, 2017 Thomas Robertello Orchestral Excerpts Masterclass
Saturday, November 04, 2017 2017 Flute Festival: "The Versatile Flutist"
Saturday, November 04, 2017 2017 Donald Peck International Flute Competition
Friday, November 03, 2017 2017 Flute Festival Awards Banquet
Sunday, October 29, 2017 2017 Annual Student Competition
Sunday, October 08, 2017 John Thorne Recital & Masterclass

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