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Emma Gerstein Recital and Masterclass

  • Sunday, May 05, 2019
  • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • First United Methodist Church, 418 W. Touhy Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068


  • Must be a CFC Member

Newly appointed Second Flute of Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Emma Gerstein, will offer a recital and masterclass. Prior to this position, she was Section Principal Flute of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra in New Zealand, a Fellow Flute in the New World Symphony, and Principal Flute in the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra. As a Chicago native, she was a member of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra. Ms. Gerstein studied at the Manhattan School of Music with Robert Langevin and at Indiana University with Thomas Robertello. We are so fortunate to have her back in the Chicago area, and the CFC is especially excited to present a recital and masterclass with her. Please apply to play for Emma Gerstein.

Masterclass participation is open to any CFC member who has not performed in a CFC masterclass in the previous membership year (September 2016 through August 2017).

Fill out an online application or DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION to submit via mail (postmark/application deadline October 16th).


a. Please submit a recording of two contrasting pieces 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 recorded 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.

Submit recordings to

Hideko Amano
CFC Masterclass Chair
111 S. Baybrook Ave #602
Palatine, IL 60074

Any questions may be directed to Hideko Amano at

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