The Romantic Flute:
Explore and expand your knowledge of this period of the flute repertoire (1824-1910) with original and rarely heard works composed specifically for the flute.
Sunday, May 2, 2021 (2:00 - 3:30 PM CDT)
Join us via Zoom as we continue our virtual series, Fluting with the Stars! with internationally celebrated Swiss-Canadian flutist, Michel Bellavance. Professor of Flute for the advanced classes at the renowned Geneva Conservatoire (HEM Switzerland), Michel Bellavance is excited to expose our flute community to this little known, yet important and worthwhile flute repertoire of the Romantic period.
Registration is open!
Free to Chicago Flute Club Member
$5 for non-member
Registration for Michel Bellavance Masterclass
Michel Bellavance is a Miyazawa Artist
Miyazawa Artist, internationally celebrated Swiss-Canadian flutist Michel Bellavance is in high demand around the globe and is the Professor of Flute for the advanced classes at the renowned Geneva Conservatoire (HEM Switzerland), Guest Professor at the Chinese National Conservatory of Beijing and Substitute Professor at the National Superior Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon, France (November 2019 to Mars 2020) With engagements on nearly every continent, Bellavance enjoys a very full travel schedule with invitations to headline as guest artist at festivals, perform with orchestras, as well as hold workshops, master classes and recitals at conservatories and universities. His renowned pedagogy brings him all around the world at the most famous institutes of music such as, in the USA at Rice University and Austin University. In Canada at Montreal University Conservatoire de Musique de Montreal. In all the major universities in Mexico City, Central America, and South America. In England: at London's Royal Academy of Music, Royal College of Music, and Guildhall School; in Manchester at Royal Northern College of Music; and all the major universities or conservatories in Europe as well as in Asia and in Australia.
Michel embraces a full range of repertoire, and his discography attests to his keen interest for both new and less familiar pieces.
A grant recipient of the Canada Arts Council, Bellavance studied in Montréal, Paris, Geneva, Zürich and San Francisco, honing his performing skills with artists such as Aurèle Nicolet, Patrick Gallois, Maxence Larrieu and Paul Renzi.