Flute Events

Flute Events 2023 - 2024

Mesa Community College has a vibrant flute community with a variety of events and experiences for flute players of all levels.

Flute Regional Etude Master Classes

The 2025 Master Class scheduled for Saturday, January 11, 2025 at 10:00 am. This FREE event will include classes on each of the three AMEA Regional Audition Etudes for flute designed to improve performance on audition day. Students will have an opportunity to volunteer to play as part of the class. The instructors are some of the valley's top professionals. An optional piccolo etude class, performance anxiety seminar, and mock auditions are also offered following the masterclasses. Approximately 70% of participants in the past have been selected for their Regional Band or Orchestra.

Desert Echoes Flute Project Flute Choir Concerts

The DEF flute choir program welcomes all adult and high school flutists who enjoy creating music together in the increasingly popular setting of a flute choir/flute orchestra. Concerts are presented throughout the year and tickets are available through PurplePass. To find concert dates and information click here. Many selections from the concerts, as well as the video projects, have been uploaded to the DEF Project YouTube channel. Concerts for spring 2024 season: Friday Friday March 1st, and Saturday April 27th. All concerts are at 7:30pm in the MCC Performing Arts Center - 1520 S. Longmore in Mesa, AZ

Summer Flute Project June 17-21, 2024

A 5-day flute camp/flute intensive experience that brings renowned guest artists and top local artist faculty together with flutists to learn and play in a stimulating and supportive environment in the MCC Performing Arts Center. The five-day program includes ensemble participation. Afternoon-only tickets are also available and do not include morning ensembles. 2024 guest artists are Dr. Elizabeth Buck, Brian Gordon, and Viviana Guzman.