Summer Flute Project 2022
When: June 20 - 24, 2022 Purchase Tickets
Where: Mesa Community College
Mesa Community College and Desert Echoes Flute Project are thrilled to present the MCC Summer Flute Project, June 20-24, 2020. Week-long participants will enjoy warm-up classes, chamber ensembles, and the SFP Flute Choir in the mornings in addition to the afternoon offerings of recitals, masterclasses, topic classes, and interactive offerings.
The week-long program is available to college students, high school students, and adult flutists. Single Afternoons and concert-only are open to everyone.
Dr. Elizabeth Buck (Arizona State University, former principal flute The Phoenix Symphony) on Thursday, June 23, 2022Thank you to Burkart Flutes & Piccolos for their sponsorship of Dr. Buck. Instruments will also be displayed and available for trial in the lobby - free and open to the public.
Dr. Brian Luce (University of Arizona, Yamaha Performing Artist) on Friday, June 24, 2022
Brian Gordon (The Phoenix Symphony) on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 21/22, 2022
Christina Steffen (Music Director of Desert Echoes Flute Project; Flute Instructor, MCC) http://azflute.com/christinasteffenbio.html
Abby Coffey (NFA 2019 Piccolo Competition Winner, Symphony of the Southwest)
Rhonda Bowen (Gilbert Symphony Orchestra, Capital City Symphony in Washington D.C, Curry Summer music Camp at NAU) https://www.musicinmesa.com/portfolio/rhonda-bowen/
Registration and Tickets:
Complete and sign these packets and bring with you or email to Christina Steffen, Director
After completing the Registration form, purchase tickets below. The MCC Release packet may be completed and forms signed to bring with you on the 1st day or emailed. Email with questions or to send Release packet forms.
$210 prior to June 1
$250 after June 1
- Monday – Friday 9am-4pm in the MCC Performing Arts Center, 1520 S. Longmore, Mesa, AZ 85202
SFP Ensembles Concert Friday, June 24th at 5:00pm
Single afternoon tickets: $40 Tuesday – Friday 12:30pm-4:00pm (free admission available for non-flutist family members of participants performing in a master class)
Tuesday - www.purplepass.com/fluteafternooncamp621
Thursday - www.purplepass.com/fluteafternoon623
Friday - www.purplepass.com/fluteafternoon624
Engaging flute classes on a variety of topics and master classes with the guest artists and artist faculty. Topics may include tone, breathing, articulation/tonguing, expression, orchestral excerpts, pedagogy, contemporary repertoire & extended techniques, low flutes, intonation, vibrato, acoustics of the flute, preparing for a recorded audition, selecting a new flute, repair and maintenance, performance anxiety, and reading sessions. Thursday and Friday feature 12:30 recitals followed by the afternoon offerings
Lunch-time Concert Only: $10 Tickets available soon on Purplepass
Thursday, June 23 - Dr. Elizabeth Buck
Friday, June 24 - Dr. Brian Luce
AZ FluteFest returns in 2023: $50
- This event will return on Saturday, June 24, 2023 9am - 6:00pm; Guest Artist concert at 7:30pm
Performing Arts Center at MCC, 1520 S. Longmore, Mesa 85202
Performances and classes will be offered throughout the day including classesand recitals. Live Ultrasound Imaging to explore the flutist oral cavity and tongue positioning with Dr. Joshua Gardner; a flute recital featuring Sabrina Hu with pianist Cathal Breslin; the Desert Echoes Flute Ensemble, and more.
Visit with exhibitors.
Thank you to our sponsors for their artist and scholarship support:
Guest Artist Concert Only: $15
- Saturday, June 24, 2023 at 7:30pm