Minnesota Flute Camp
June 1-2, 2012
The Minnesota Flute Camp at UMD is a two-day flute event featuring repertoire masterclasses, techniques clinics, daily warm-ups, and flute ensemble. Flutists will participate as performers, chamber musicians, and by contributing audience feedback. The camp is open to university flutists, high school flutists, teachers, and amateurs. An evening recital in UMD’s Weber Hall featuring performances of members of the class will conclude the event on Saturday, June 2. This concert will be recorded for participants.
Yamaha Guest Artist
Mary Karen Clardy, Regents Professor of Flute at the University of North Texas, appears as soloist and chamber artist throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Britain, Europe, Asia and South America, with numerous performances for the National Flute Association and British Flute Society. Her recordings include Sonatas and Sonatinas, after syrinx…,with October Trio, and The Solo Flute Past to Present, for the EPR label; a solo recital of American music for the BBC’s Radio 3; and orchestral recordings for the Pro Arte, Dorian, and Klavier labels. Acclaimed in Dallas Morning News for her virtuosity and effortless fluidity, Ms. Clardy was featured on NPR’s Performance Today in a recent concert in Dallas’s Meyerson Symphony Hall. Renowned as a teacher, she regularly presents master classes at home and abroad, and her students are consistent winners of international and national competitions, holding prestigious orchestral and faculty positions throughout the world. An established author, Ms. Clardy’s award-winning publications are in multiple reprint.
UMD hosting faculty
Lorie Scott is Assistant Professor of Flute at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Recently named to the Fulbright Specialist Roster in American Music, she also teaches theory and performs with the faculty wind quintet at UMD. Her edition of the Karg-Elert Caprices (Urmusik Edition) won the National Flute Association’s newly published music competition and she teaches and performs at the Five Seasons Chamber Music Festival in the summers. She will present a series of performances of her volume of Grieg’s Lyric Pieces (arranged for flute and piano) in the upcoming year and will travel to Brussels for study of contemporary Belgian flute repertoire. Other projects and performances, including at the Banff Centre (2011) have been supported by various grants from the NEA, MN State Arts Board, and University of Minnesota system. She has adjudicated for the NFA, National Council on Undergraduate Research, Mid-South Flute Society, and MN State Arts Board.
For Information about music department programs and upcoming concerts, please call 218-726-8877